Since 1998... Here until the last user leaves...

Archive for the 'Haiku' Category

Haiku R1B1 has been released

by @ Friday, September 28th, 2018. Filed under Haiku

Haiku has now released the long awaited R1 Beta1. This is a major milestone on the road to R1. A lot has happened with Haiku since the last release in 2012. PackageManagement, Google’s Code In contests, lots of bug fixes. Lots of activity at HaikuPorts. With the addition of Qt, and more porting work, there […]

Haiku R1 Alpha3 is now released

by @ Monday, June 20th, 2011. Filed under Haiku

It took a bit longer than expected, but Haiku R1 Alpha3 has now been released. To see what’s new and improved in R1 Alpha 3 had on over and read the R1 Alpha3 release notes To download, you can grab it from a mirror, or you can donate over $10US and get a Commemorative CD. […]

Learn Haiku Programming

by @ Monday, August 2nd, 2010. Filed under Haiku

The first book about Haiku is now available. ‘Learning to Program with Haiku‘ by long time community member Jon Yoder (aka Darkwyrm) is now available. The book is modestly priced at $25 and is aimed at beginning programmers working on Haiku. A copy will be purchased and reviewed by BeGroovy in the near future.

Haiku releases their second Alpha, on the way to R1.

by @ Sunday, May 9th, 2010. Filed under Haiku

With this latest Alpha, Haiku now has introduced basic WiFi support with WEP encryption, and a spiffy new web browser based on WebKit called Web Positive. It also sports many more bug fixes and other improvements over Alpha1 which was released September 14th, 2009. There’s also the new locale kit which allows localization/translation. For those […]

Haiku gets 7 students for Google Summer of Code 2010

by @ Monday, April 26th, 2010. Filed under Haiku

Google announced today the accepted students for Google Summer of Code 2010. Haiku gets 7 students this year. This is Haiku’s 4th year in the GSoC, in 2007 they had 8 students, in 2008 they had 5 students and in 2009 they had 6 students. Among this years projects are x86-64 support, IPv6, Media Player/ […]

Money Well Spent

by @ Tuesday, March 9th, 2010. Filed under Haiku

Two weeks ago the Haiku Project mentioned that they were hiring developers to get things done on Haiku.  Their first hire was Stippi and he said he wanted to work on the Webkit port and the native web browser for Haiku.  Stippi has given us an update and how far he has gotten with WebPositive […]

The Google Summer Of Code Is Here!

by @ Monday, March 8th, 2010. Filed under Haiku

Now is the time for all good coding students to make some money for what you enjoy doing.  Everything you need to know is over on the Haiku website, on this page in particular.  Whether you are interested in being a mentor or a student, it is a great opportunity to help Haiku reach that […]

Haiku gains “Stack and Tile” interface

by @ Wednesday, October 28th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

We saw the videos from the University of Aukland, and then got to try out the patches, but now the Stack and Tile code has been added to Haiku as of r33814. It allows you to stack any window onto another window or windows, or you can tile windows into groups, or do both at […]

Haiku Showing Off in Florida

by @ Monday, October 26th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

This past weekend Ryan Leavengood took the time to represent Haiku and the Haiku Community at the Florida Linux Show.  You can read his blog post here.  Not only did he do a great job of getting the Haiku word out, he also has some great “what to do to have a better conference experience” […]

Darkwyrm Manning The Table

by @ Tuesday, September 29th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Ohio Linux Fest was this past weekend and Haiku was represented by none other than long time community member Darkwyrm.  Everything went well and you can read about all the antics in his blog post.  With the alpha release, it appears that Haiku is beginning to gain some traction in the world!

Haiku Podcast #18

by @ Sunday, September 20th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Haiku Podcast #18 is now available for you viewing pleasure.  This podcast features 55 minutes of Haiku information brought to you by Urias McCullough and Matt Madia, TheNerd and Sikosis.  Head on over to and enjoy the great work they have put together.

Haiku R1 Alpha1 is now out!

by @ Sunday, September 13th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

After many years of development, there is now a first alpha release of Haiku. This release is mostly aimed at developers, but many will be checking it out to see just how far the project has come. So head on over to and grab your copy, burn it to CD and mark it with […]

Haiku Alpha1 just days away

by @ Tuesday, September 8th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Work on Haiku has been progressing at a fast pace this past few weeks. They did a feature freeze on August 23rd and have been working on bug fixes since then. There’s been some minor features added mostly to improve the live CD experience. That’s right, there will be an .iso and it can be […]

Casual Code Sprint Yields Great Results

by @ Monday, August 3rd, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Last week a number of the Haiku top developers got together for an informal code sprint.  They also decided that Haiku is pretty much ready for an Alpha release so we should expect that any day now.  You can read about all the details in this report from Stephan.

Haiku Webkit Port Not Complete But Patches Being Committed

by @ Friday, July 17th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Ryan Leavengood has blogged about the progress being made on the Haiku Webkit port that he and GSoCer Maxime Simon are making.  With Haiku patches making it into the Webkit Repository, the community is that much closer to having its own native web browser.  The webkit is the foundation that a native Haiku web browser […]

More Fresh Developers For Haiku

by @ Sunday, May 17th, 2009. Filed under Haiku, Software

The Haiku Code Drive for 2009 is on!  Haiku will sponsor the code drive and pay students $2500 to complete Haiku based projects.  These students and projects are in addition to those that are participating in the Google Summer of Code.  What does this mean for the Haiku community?  By the end of the summer, […]

Haiku Google Summer of Code Interview with Bryce Groff

by @ Wednesday, May 13th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Here’s another one of our interviews with the Haiku Google Summer of Code students, this time with Bryce Groff, who was one of the six who were selected for this years GSoC for Haiku. Tell us about yourself Sure. My name is Bryce Groff. I am finishing my undergraduate at the University of Hawaii at […]

Haiku Google Summer of Code Interview with Chico Chen

by @ Sunday, May 10th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Here’s the third in our series of interviews with the students who applied for this year’s Google Summer of Code for Haiku, this time with Chico Chen. Tell us about yourself I am a first-year graduate student in Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences now. My Major is basic software and Trusted Computing. I […]

Haiku Google Summer of Code Interview with Henri Vettenranta

by @ Thursday, May 7th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Tell us about yourself I’m Henri Vettenranta, a 20-year-old IT student at Tampere University of Technology. I’ve been fiddling with computers for longer than I’ve even had one at home, starting on the computers on my mother’s work place when she had to work on some weekends. How did you hear of GSoC? I originally […]

Haiku Google Summer of Code Interview with Smita Vijayakumar

by @ Monday, May 4th, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Various BeOS/Haiku related news sites are going to be hosting interviews with some of the Google Summer of Code students who applied to work on Haiku. Here’s the interview we did with Smita Vijayakumar, who applied to work on adding IPv6 support to Haiku. Smita’s entry didn’t make the final six, but she’s hopeful that […]

[BeGroovy is proudly powered by WordPress.]