- GSL: Quick and Dirty Numerics
Posted: 2008-04-11 20:16
The GNU Scientific Library (GSL) is a collection of
routines for scientific computing. It covers a wide range of
numerical routines and is in principle relatively easy to use.
- Maxima: The Definitive Computer Algebra System
Posted: 2007-11-27 07:20
Maxima is a full-fledged computer algebra system for
symbolic and numeric calculations. It provides many functions from
different areas of mathematics, and new ones can be added easily.
- AqBanking: Professional Online Banking
Posted: 2007-07-31 07:08
AqBanking is an online banking solution supporting
various widely used standards. It provides a GUI personal finance
application, a console frontend, and a C library interface.
- Inline: From Perl to C and Back Again
Posted: 2007-06-29 07:11
Inline is a Perl module creating an interface between
Perl and other programming languages. In contrast to other
approaches, it is very easy to use and results can be generated
- Comparison: First-Person Shooters
Posted: 2007-05-29 07:09
Free First-person shooters are a very popular genre,
thanks to id Software's various GPLed engines. PrBoom, OpenArena and
Nexuiz are facing up against each other in order to determine the
- Nexuiz: A First-Person Shooter That Lasts
Posted: 2007-05-29 07:08
Nexuiz is a first-person shooter with impressive
graphics. An intelligent campaign mode ensures that the game stays
interesting for more than a few hours.
- OpenArena: Pleasure to Frag
Posted: 2007-05-29 07:07
Based on the GPLed Quake III engine, OpenArena is a
first-person shooter mainly focussed on multiplayer games. It also
features bots with a configurable strength.
- PrBoom: A Tribute To The Early Nineties
Posted: 2007-05-29 07:06
PrBoom is a first-person shooter derived from the Doom
engine, which debuted in 1993. The game retains much of the original
gameplay, but offers a few new features.
- Announcement: OS Reviews Turns One
Posted: 2007-04-03 06:35
Exactly one year ago, the first articles on OS Reviews
were published. I would like to use this opportunity to thank
everyone who has supported OS Reviews by writing articles, making
suggestions for improvements or donating money. If you wish to show
your support by donating as well, follow these
- pst-pdf: Unifying PDF with PostScript for LaTeX
Posted: 2007-03-20 08:11
The pst-pdf package for LaTeX offers an easy way to
create PDF files from documents containing PostScript images or
native PostScript commands. Apart from including the package and
using a shell script to build the PDF file no further steps are
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