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Bill Bodine

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21 Dec 2005
A Beginner's Guide to LDAP Development
This article is specifically for those who are brand new to LDAP development and have been tasked with building a "Directory-enabled" application.
*Update* - new Java code sample by Cool Solutions reader Jeff Porter.

21 Jul 2005
Linux Tutorials
Here are three demos you'll want to carve out some time for. Understanding and Using the Linux Standard Base, Porting .NET Applications to Linux, and Password Management using Password Self-service on Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES)

16 Feb 2005
Developer's Toolbox
Linux has recently taken a significant step forward in its support of today's business needs. SLES 8 has long been a successful product both in terms of the numbers of end-user licenses and ISV support. Now with the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9), Novell has delivered an even more secure, reliable platform for open source computing in the enterprise.

22 Dec 2004
Supporting Multiple Linux Distributions for software developers
We are often asked what it would take to support SUSE Linux with an application that currently is running and supported on another Linux distribution. In many cases the other Linux distribution is Red Hat. Here are some things to consider.

22 Oct 2004
Moving from a Windows platform to SUSE Linux
If you have been developing Windows-based applications, this will give you a base understanding of Linux and issues surrounding the running and/or porting of your applications so you can move forward with your Linux project. Freshly updated with a new suggestion.

17 Aug 2004
Porting Windows MFC applications to Linux
This article is designed to give some ideas and direction to developers who have been writing applications in a Windows environment using the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC) and who now recognize that they need to support the Linux platform with their applications as well. The assumption here is that the reader is not so much interested in the marketing and religious wars, but that they accept that the Linux world represents a vast revenue potential for them and so, irrespective of strengths or weaknesses between the two platforms, they must have their application running on Linux to compete.

02 Jun 2004
Migrating NPS gadgets to portlets Overview
Bill Bodine discusses the Java development of portlets specifically in order to leverage the similarities between gadget and portlet development. This is not intended to be an exhaustive look at the development of portlets, but it will be enough to highlight the similarities and give the developer a reasonable understanding of what to expect while porting their application.

02 Jun 2004
Moving from a Windows platform to SUSE Linux
If you have been developing Windows-based applications, this will give you a base understanding of Linux and issues surrounding the running and/or porting of your applications so you can move forward with your Linux project.

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