Flash Is Dying, Long Live OpenFL

Lars Doucet, the developer of Defenders Quest has written an interesting blog post about Flash and his thoughts on Flash dying. I thought you readers would find this interesting since it concerns developers Linux porting options.

QuoteEven today, Flash remains a very viable platform with a large install base and a relatively healthy commercial ecosystem. Many awesome games have been written in Flash and/or Adobe AIR, including our own Defender’s Quest, which to date has sold over 125,000 copies.

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Ministry of Communication adopts open source software strategy

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) has adopted a national strategy to support the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in Egypt, Minister Atef Helmy announced on Saturday.

“FOSS is software whose underlying programming source code is freely available to access, modify and distribute,” the strategy document published by the ministry said.

– See more at: http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2014/03/19/ministry-communication-adopts-open-source-software-strategy/#sthash.kH1hx6CH.dpuf

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Your next corporate computer might be a Chromebook

Quick, name a personal computing device that’s simple and painless to operate, has a very low learning curve, is virus and malware resistant, is extremely secure, requires no extra software, and is inexpensive—less expensive than a phone, tablet, or laptop computer. Hint: It’s a Chromebook.

It might be hard to imagine that there’s such a device available to you and your users, that is all those things, but it’s true. The Chromebook comes very close to being the perfect corporate computing device.

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