Saturday, January 31, 2004

Mars Rover Blog

There's a Mars Rover Blog with many pictures about the activities of Opportunity and Spirit.

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

Jakarta POI 2.0 Released

The Jakarta POI team announced the availability of the version 2.0.
The POI project consists of APIs for manipulating various file formats based upon Microsoft's OLE 2 Compound Document format using pure Java. Support for reading and writing Microsoft Excel files and property information is mature and work continues on reading and writing the MS Word format.

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

KOffice 1.3 Released

KOffice 1.3 has just been released.
It is a free set of office applications that integrate with the KDE desktop. KOffice is a light-weight yet feature rich office solution and provides a variety of filters to interoperate with other popular office suites such as and Microsoft Office.

Monday, January 26, 2004

Saturday, January 24, 2004

KOrganizer - What's new in 3.2

If you're also curious about what's new in the awaited KOrganizer 3.2 release the linked article will be right for you.

KOrganizer Workshops

The KOrganizer Workshops which are available for download cover the follwing themes:
* How to do group scheduling
* Outlook2VCal - importing Outlook calendar files
* Exchange Plugin - how to configure and use the KOrganizer Exchange Plugin in order to connect to a Microsoft Exchange 2000® server
Very interesting stuff which I've always waited for to replace Outlook with Linux software at work.

Sunday, January 18, 2004

Maestro - Software of NASA Mars Mission

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released Maestro, a public version of the primary software tool used by NASA scientists to design goals for the Mars Exploration Rovers and analyze the images received from Mars. Anyone can download Maestro for free from and use it to follow along with the rovers? progress during the mission. You can use Maestro to view pictures from Mars in 2D and 3D and create simplified rover activity plans. During the mission, updates will be released for Maestro containing the latest images from Mars.

Thursday, January 08, 2004

GeoServer 1.1.0 Released

GeoServer 1.1.0 has just been released.
The GeoServer project is a full transactional Java (J2EE) implementation of the OpenGIS Consortium's Web Feature Server specification. It is free software, available under the GPL 2.0 license.

Tuesday, January 06, 2004