Debug tool supports Linux on DaVinci CPUs

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| Furthermore, support for "several flash profiles" is said to enable the PEEDI
| to program "a complete Linux system at once [including] UBL, U-BOOT, Linux
| Kernel, [and] JFFS2 root file system." The PEEDI firmware added JFFS2 support
| about a year ago.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS9852768341.html

Is Java Full of 'CRAP'?

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| Thanks to the efforts of Alberto Savoia, founder and CTO of Agitar Software,
| there is now a statistical measure to monitor Java code. Called crap4j, CRAP
| is an acronym for Change Risk Analyzer and Predictor.
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http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news...le.php/3703206


Related:

Developers Embrace Java, Drop Visual Basic

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| Use of Visual Basic has dropped 35% since the spring, says a
| poll of more than 430 North American developers done by research
| company Evans Data.
|
| [...]
|
| Developers have abandoned Microsoft's Visual Basic in droves
| during the last six months, and they're using Java more than any
| other development language, according to a recently published
| survey.
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http://www.informationweek.com/softw...leID=196600515


Study: Developers Favor Linux

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| "Regardless of what kind of developer you are, you're still trying to
| make a living, and target the operating system that?s controlling the
| market."
|
| However, in the most recent survey, the developers' forecast of their
| target platform has changed. For the first time, these developers said
| that in the next 12 to 18 months they expect to be developing more Linux
| apps than Windows apps.
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http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osr...le.php/3645766


TIOBE Programming Community Index for November 2006

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| Java 20.400%
| C 17.198%
| C++ 11.055%
| (Visual) Basic 9.470%
| PHP 9.209%
| Perl 6.228%
| Python 3.641%
| C# 3.023%
| JavaScript 2.310%
| Delphi 2.252%
| SAS 2.210%
| Ruby 1.717%
| PL/SQL 1.223%
| D 0.684%
| ABAP 0.637%
| Lisp/Scheme 0.586%
| COBOL 0.564%
| Ada 0.546%
| Pascal 0.516%
| Visual FoxPro 0.431%
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http://www.tiobe.com/index.htm?tiobe_index