r5257 - in trunk/BOOK: general/prog introduction/welcome

randy at linuxfromscratch.org randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Nov 1 14:41:26 PST 2005


Author: randy
Date: 2005-11-01 15:41:24 -0700 (Tue, 01 Nov 2005)
New Revision: 5257

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/general/prog/other-tools.xml
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
Log:
Added A-A-P, Mono, OProfile, OGDL and R to the 'Other Programming Tools' section

Modified: trunk/BOOK/general/prog/other-tools.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/general/prog/other-tools.xml	2005-11-01 18:31:31 UTC (rev 5256)
+++ trunk/BOOK/general/prog/other-tools.xml	2005-11-01 22:41:24 UTC (rev 5257)
@@ -29,6 +29,29 @@
     be a convenient source of additional information.</para>
 
     <sect3 role="package">
+      <title>A-A-P</title>
+
+      <para><application>A-A-P</application> makes it easy to locate, download,
+      build and install software. It also supports browsing source code,
+      developing programs, managing different versions and distribution of
+      software and documentation. This means that
+      <application> A-A-P</application> is useful both for users and for
+      developers.</para>
+
+      <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Project Home Page: <ulink
+          url="http://www.a-a-p.org/index.html"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Download Location: <ulink
+          url="http://www.a-a-p.org/download.html"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+
+    </sect3>
+
+    <sect3 role="package">
       <title>Boost</title>
 
       <para><application>Boost</application> provides free peer-reviewed
@@ -399,6 +422,29 @@
     </sect3>
 
     <sect3 role="package">
+      <title>Mono</title>
+
+      <para><application>Mono</application> provides the necessary software to
+      develop and run .NET client and server applications on Linux, Solaris,
+      Mac OS X, Windows, and Unix. Sponsored by Novell, the
+      <application>Mono</application> open source project has an active and
+      enthusiastic contributing community and is positioned to become the
+      leading choice for development of Linux applications.</para>
+
+      <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Project Home Page: <ulink
+          url="http://www.mono-project.com/Main_Page"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Download Location: <ulink
+          url="http://go-mono.com/sources/"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+
+    </sect3>
+
+    <sect3 role="package">
       <title>Numerical Python (Numpy)</title>
 
       <para><application>Numerical Python</application> adds a fast array
@@ -418,6 +464,57 @@
     </sect3>
 
     <sect3 role="package">
+      <title>OProfile</title>
+
+      <para><application>OProfile</application> is a system-wide profiler for
+      Linux systems, capable of profiling all running code at low overhead.
+      <application>OProfile</application> is released under the GNU GPL. It
+      consists of a kernel driver and a daemon for collecting sample data, and
+      several post-profiling tools for turning data into information.
+      <application>OProfile</application> leverages the hardware performance
+      counters of the CPU to enable profiling of a wide variety of interesting
+      statistics, which can also be used for basic time-spent profiling. All
+      code is profiled: hardware and software interrupt handlers, kernel
+      modules, the kernel, shared libraries, and applications.
+      <application>OProfile</application> is currently in alpha status; however
+      it has proven stable over a large number of differing configurations. It
+      is being used on machines ranging from laptops to 16-way NUMA-Q
+      boxes.</para>
+
+      <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Project Home Page: <ulink
+          url="http://oprofile.sourceforge.net/news/"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Download Location: <ulink
+          url="http://oprofile.sourceforge.net/download/"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+
+    </sect3>
+
+    <sect3 role="package">
+      <title>Ordered Graph Data Language (OGDL)</title>
+
+      <para><application>OGDL</application> is a structured textual format that
+      represents information in the form of graphs, where the nodes are strings
+      and the arcs or edges are spaces or indentation.</para>
+
+      <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Project Home Page: <ulink
+          url="http://ogdl.sourceforge.net/"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Download Location: <ulink
+          url="http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ogdl/"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+
+    </sect3>
+
+    <sect3 role="package">
       <title>Perl Scripts and Additional Modules</title>
 
       <para>There are many <application>Perl</application> scripts and
@@ -434,6 +531,38 @@
     </sect3>
 
     <sect3 role="package">
+      <title>R</title>
+
+      <para><application>R</application> is a language and environment for
+      statistical computing and graphics. It is a GNU project similar to the
+      <application>S</application> language and environment which was developed
+      at Bell Laboratories (formerly AT&T, now Lucent Technologies) by
+      John Chambers and colleagues. <application>R</application> can be
+      considered as a different implementation of <application>S</application>.
+      There are some important differences, but much code written for
+      <application>S</application> runs unaltered under
+      <application>R</application>. <application>R</application> provides a
+      wide variety of statistical (linear and nonlinear modelling, classical
+      statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, ...)
+      and graphical techniques, and is highly extensible. The
+      <application>S</application> language is often the vehicle of choice for
+      research in statistical methodology, and <application>R</application>
+      provides an Open Source route to participation in that activity.</para> 
+
+      <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Project Home Page: <ulink
+          url="http://www.r-project.org/"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
+          <para>Download Location: <ulink
+          url="http://cran.r-project.org/mirrors.html"/></para>
+        </listitem>
+      </itemizedlist>
+
+    </sect3>
+
+    <sect3 role="package">
       <title>SCons</title>
 
       <para><application>SCons</application> is an Open Source software

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-11-01 18:31:31 UTC (rev 5256)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2005-11-01 22:41:24 UTC (rev 5257)
@@ -45,6 +45,10 @@
       <para>November 1st, 2005</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[randy] - Added A-A-P, Mono, OProfile, OGDL and R to the
+          'Other Programming Tools' section.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[randy] - Added new package libmpeg2-0.4.0b.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>




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