droidicon – Over 1600 icons for Android
Electronic Frontier Foundation reports some excellent news:
Today EFF is pleased to announce Let’s Encrypt, a new certificate authority (CA) initiative that we have put together with Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust, and researchers at the University of Michigan that aims to clear the remaining roadblocks to transition the Web from HTTP to HTTPS.
With a launch scheduled for summer 2015, the Let’s Encrypt CA will automatically issue and manage free certificates for any website that needs them. Switching a webserver from HTTP to HTTPS with this CA will be as easy as issuing one command, or clicking one button.
Upgrading my Nexus 10 tablet to Android 5 Lollipop. Half of the Internet says “don’t do it”. I with the other half that doesn’t listen.
bup – very efficient backup system based on the git packfile format
MockFlow – super easy wireframing
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Spreading the word from the Ubuntu CY – Cyprus Linux forums:
HotForex and the Cyprus FOSS community would like to invite you to “Open-Source Software an Enterprise Solution: An insight into how HotForex utilizes FOSS to excel in the Foreign Exchange Industry”.
The event will case study HotForex and how the business has transitioned from a fledgling company using traditional business solutions, into an organization with over 100 employee’s across countries and fully utilizing FOSS.
After the main presentation there will be 2 short presentations by the Cyprus FOSS community.
Place: Hustle Lounge Bar, 3 Griva Digheni Avenue, Nicosia 1081
Date: 18th of November, 2014 (19:00 – 23:00)
6:45 – 7:00 pm: Pre-presentation drinks
7:00 – 7:40 pm: ‘Open-Source Software in the Enterprise’ by HotForex
7:40 – 8:00 pm: ‘Skills for the near-future sysadmin’ by Cyprus FOSS Community
8:00 – 8:30 pm: ‘ETL Processes with Talend* for Big Data Management’ by Cyprus FOSS Community
The presentations will be in English. The event is open to anyone wishing to attend.
A finger food buffet and drinks will follow after the presentations.
For more information:
MetricsGraphics.js – D3-based library for visualizing time-series data.
If you are one of those poor souls stuck with MS Exchange (like yours truly), here is one application you would absolutely love on your Android device – MailWise. This app replaces your default email client with all the same functionality, except it makes those horribly long, backward-quoted emails and disclaimerified signatures much much shorter. Like this:
It’s one of those things that you constantly try to learn to ignore, but which comes back to annoy you on a daily basis. And now, it’s solved. Awesome!