Month: June 2009

Phing

PHing Is Not GNU make; it’s a project build system based on Apache Ant. You can do anything with it that you could do with a traditional build system like GNU make, and its use of simple XML build files and extensible PHP “task” classes make it an easy-to-use and highly flexible build framework. Features …

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iOpus | Web Browser Scripting, Web Testing, Web Scraping and Website Monitoring

iMacros – Web Automation, Web Testing and Web Scraping Record & replay all web surfing activities Automatically fill out web forms from a database Automate uploads, downloads, and data extraction iMacros is the only solution that works with websites that use Flash, Flex, Java and Silverlight via iOpus | Web Browser Scripting, Web Testing, Web …

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Geocities will die

Bupmed from ArchiveTeam, we have a shocked news: Geocities was a once very popular web hosting service founded in 1994 and purchased by Yahoo in 1999. On April 2009, Yahoo announced they would be closing Geocities “later this year”. Apparently, Yahoo will offer a means to export user data sometime this summer. The news is …

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Slashdot | Yahoo Releases Open Source Hadoop Distribution

Yahoo has been a vociferous Apache Hadoop user and supporter for several years now, and uses it extensively within its Search technologies. Hadoop has been gaining popularity in the Cloud Computing space, with companies like the NYTimes converting 4TB and 11 million articles to PDFs in under 24 hours using Hadoop and EC2 in late …

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