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Coding in a Distributed Team: Testing, Reviewing, Sharing and Merging Code Without Going Crazy

Canonical Ltd has 20 launchpad.net developers in 5 continents, mostly working from home. Andrew Bennetts describes the tools and processes they use to collaborate on a single code base productively.

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Shiny, Pretty Things

Practical demonstration of some techniques for use in creating interactive 3D graphics.

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PHP 5 and IBM DB2: Building web applications with PHP 5.2 and IBM DB2

This talk describes how to develop object-orientated PHP 5 applications using IBM DB2 Universal Database

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Enterprise PHP: PHP applications in the big business

Real life examples about developing and running enterprise business applications on top of the LAMP stack

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Usability, user-centered design (UCD) and FOSS

Aims to give an introduction to usability and user-centered design (UCD), it's benefits, and why we should use UCD techniques on the projects we are working on.

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A Security Framework for Mobile Devices

Traditionally linux security has been about securing services provided by multi-user machines, but with open source powering personal devices like mobile phones security must be rethought.

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Better Software Through Test Coverage: A Practical Guide To Making Your Test Suite Suck Less

Presenting ggcov, an open source test coverage analysis GUI for gcc, with practical advice on using it to improve your test suite.

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APhPLIX, Traditional GUI in Web Applications: "GUI Classique en Applications Web"

APhPLIX is a toolkit for building dynamic WebBrowser-based applications which look, feel and act like traditional window-based applications.

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The Database - slave or master? Tangram and DBIx::Class

A comparison of "Database Abstraction" vs "Object Persistence" with reference to DBIx::Class and Tangram.

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The Planet Feed Reader: Better Living Through Gravity

Planet is a feed reader used by many Free Software communities to build community websites. Mary Gardiner will describe the history, uses and development of Planet.

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