Neil McAllister

Articles by Neil McAllister

10 programming languages that could shake up IT

Some new programming languages we may be seeing in the near future

Sneak Peek: Microsoft Office Web Apps

Microsoft's Technical Preview of Web-based editions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint shows that Google is in for a fight...

Linux too fragmented to succeed?

Unlike Windows or Mac OS X, each of which is the product of a single vendor, Linux comes in many different distributions that target the desktop. So far, the ideal Linux desktop remains a moving target

Linux could lose in war for free and open multimedia

Multimedia has always been a difficult challenge for Linux, owing to the quagmire of proprietary codecs and file formats and the accompanying patents that protect them

Open architectures solve big challenges

There are few absolutes in today

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