Things I like, and want
Posted Feb 1, 2007 11:33 UTC (Thu) by alex
Parent article: An LWN reader survey
LWN is well worth the money to me. I'm a developer so it's the Kernel pages and Development pages I find most useful. As far as I'm concerned if these expanded to the detriment of the others I'd be happy :-)
More "Hello World with libX/langX/frameworkX" articles would be useful in the Development section. Not trying to replace the documentation of projects but a pointer to how easy/hard it to use something and give a flavour of the sort of thing that can be achieved.
Having said that I usually find the Front Page "State of FLOSS" type articles very informative and easier to keep upto date on the "big issues" than following LT or Slashdot stories over the preceding week or days.
The security articles are usually very interesting athough I only give a passing gloss over the actual advisories. Most people should be subscribed to the security feeds of the their respective distros anyway. It is useful for those big exploits though and seeing if you are affected and if your distro is being slow.
I don't tend to value the news and annoucements. Things like the calender and disrolist are useful reference though.
To me LWN is a developer friendly weekly read with a little FLOSS politics thrown in. Well worth the subscription and I wish it to continue!
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