Profiling Your Applications with Eclipse Callisto (5 tags)
Callisto, a bundle of optional plugins for Eclipse, now comes with a profiling tool called the Test & Performance Tools Platform (TPTP). TPTP includes testing, tracing, performance monitoring, profiling, and static-code analysis tools. John Ferguson Smart offers this guided tour of how to use TPTP to speed up your apps.
Load Balancing Web Applications (3 tags)
This overview of load-balancing schemes compares the relative advantages of DNS round robin, hardware load balancers, and Web server proxies.
Seven Cool Mono Apps (2 tags)
Edd Dumbill takes a look at seven of the cool open source programs being built on Mono.
Building an Address Book with OpenLDAP (2 tags)
LDAP's most sensible example is, perhaps, managing contacts throughout a company. There aren't many good examples of this, however. Dustin Puryear wants to change that. In this article, he demonstrates how to build and populate a company-wide LDAP address book.
A Survey of Open Source Apps Available for Mac OS X (2 tags)
Mac OS X has certainly benefited from open source software--both inside the OS itself and running on top of the platform. In this article, John Littler surveys standalone apps and package systems to provide you with an overview of open source software for your Mac.