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Educators boost US tech fortunes with cheap cluster

SC06 Warning: This story will have minimal cynicism and sarcasm. It may reveal good-natured nerds.
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Cross platform development for Windows and Mac OS X

Hands on I’ve been fascinated by cross-platform programming for more years than I care to remember, and my interest has recently been sharpened by the acquisition of a number of Apple Macs – both Intel and PPC (PowerPC). This article focuses primarily on some technical aspects of Qt, Trolltech’s cross-platform C++ toolkit which, as you may know, is the architectural core behind the KDE desktop on Linux. At the end, I show how easy it is to create a simple application without writing a line of code.