Links for 8/10

  • Martin Fowler has a great introduction to Rake. If you’re not familiar, Rake is similar to Ant, but instead of build files written in XML, they’re written in Ruby. If you’ve ever written a complicated Ant script, you know how verbose and complicated they can be. Rake is the answer to your prayers.

  • Novell has put OpenSUSE 10 into beta.

  • Google Sightseeing is a cool collection of images from Google Maps. Check out the collection of shipwrecks and airplanes.

  • Adaptive Path has an interview with Flickr’s Eric Costello. Good read.