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Six Students for Haiku via GSOC 2009

by @ Tuesday, April 21st, 2009. Filed under Haiku

Haiku will get the help of six students from the Google Summer of Code experience this year.  The students will be working on items from a native web browser for Haiku to porting Haiku over to the ARM process.  The ARM processor port is of GREAT interest to us here at BeGroovy because we see […]

Haiku Alpha 1 Proposals are selected

by @ Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Voting has closed on the Haiku Alpha 1 Proposals and the results are in. Accepted were proposals to fix all known data corruption bugs, finish swap file support, fully integrate an I/O scheduler, fix up the ata driver to be able to set it as the default bus manager, and to create the much talked […]

HaikuPorts Gets New Home

by @ Thursday, July 31st, 2008. Filed under Haiku

The new HaikuPorts site is now up and running at: If you’ve ever ported something over to BeOS they’d be happy to have extra hands helping out. Just contact Brecht to get added. For many of the ports it’s just a matter of locating the source code, checking for prior BeOS workarounds and undoing […]

When R1 Arrives R2 Will Not Be Far Behind

by @ Thursday, July 17th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

As the incredible coders work towards that elusive R1 of Haiku, others are diligently working on some of the foundations of R1.  DarkWyrm has let out “a little secret” about what he is working on for R2 and you can find it here.  As excited as we are about Haiku R1, we here at BeGroovy […]

Haiku at LinuxWorld 2008

by @ Wednesday, July 16th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

With some fancy talking and some even fancier dancing, Haiku was made its way into LinuxWorld 2008 in San Francisco, CA.  This is a huge opportunity for the community to get the word out about Haiku.  Koki and Urias are looking for more folks to help them present at the Haiku booth Aug 4th-7th.  More […]

Haiku Podcast #15 Now Online

by @ Wednesday, July 9th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Sikosis has put together another excellent episode of the Haiku Podcast.  For those of you that like to listen to your Haiku news, head on over and download this month’s episode!

Haiku Community Shows True Colors

by @ Saturday, May 31st, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Several weeks ago Jorge Mare(aka Koki) wanted to see if the Haiku Community would scrape together some money to sponsor some of the students that were interested in coding for Haiku but didn’t make it into the Google Summer of Code.  The Haiku Community responded with an incredible showing.  Over $7500(USD) was collected and will […]

Here Come the HUGs

by @ Tuesday, May 27th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

There’s a new HUG in town, well on the planet, and they want you to know about them. If you live near Chicago, you now have a place to go hang out with like minded Haiku enthusiasts and talk shop. The Evanston Haiku Users Group (eHUG) has recently formed and they are hoping to attract […]

Haiku News is back!

by @ Thursday, April 17th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

For those of you who have not noticed, Haiku News has returned.  Chris Simmons has settled down again in Canada and is ready to dish out all the news that keeps the Haiku community happy.

Haiku Podcast #13

by @ Friday, April 4th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Keeping true to his word to produce podcasts on a regular basis, Sikosis has put together Haiku Podcast #13 for our enjoyment.  You can hear about revived websites, revived distros, Haiku conference appearances, development bounties, the BeBits software of the month and more.  Head on over and take a listen!

Quick Catchup

by @ Thursday, April 3rd, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Time has passed quickly and life has been busy so we need to do a news round-up to bring you up-to-date on everything happening in the community. First, Haiku has been accepted into the Google Summer of Code again this year. This a great opportunity to get some more support for Haiku. Next, Koki was […]

Haiku Self Hosting!

by @ Tuesday, April 1st, 2008. Filed under Haiku

According to Bruno in an email to the Haiku mailing list, Haiku is now self hosting! Nevermind the date being April Fools, as he does acknowledge this, and states that this is no joke. This is a huge milestone, and worthy of much congratulations (and pizza, beer, paychecks, et al) to all those working hard […]

Haiku Podcast #12 Available

by @ Monday, March 10th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Just in case you missed it (obviously, we did), episode #12 of the Haiku Podcast is now available over at Another excellent episode packed with all kinds of cool Haiku info and interviews from January and February 2008. We are eagerly awaiting Episode #13!

Haiku on /.

by @ Tuesday, February 12th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Looks like Haiku is getting some very positive press – once again the project appears on /. (the actual posting is here) – Congrats guys!!! (yes, I still pay attention – and still remember my password here 😛 ).

What Haiku Developments Have Happened Lately?

by @ Monday, February 11th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Tangobravo has posted a very nice entry about all the changes in development that have occurred in Haiku over the last four months. Head over and read about the updates to see if anything got past you over the last couple of months!

Who Are Haiku Inc.?

by @ Friday, February 8th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

In the beginning, one man took the reigns, gathered the developers and built Haiku inc. from the ground up.  Now, the reigns have been passed on to the developers and they are will continue building Haiku Inc.  That is pretty much the nutshell version but Koki has the complete story here.  From what I see, […]

Kernel Debugging Land, According To Ingo

by @ Tuesday, February 5th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Exactly what is Kernel Debugging Land and how do I use it?  Ingo Weinhold tells us all about it in his latest article “Welcome to Kernel Debugging Land…” over at the Haiku-OS website.  Topics include an overview of KDL, popular commands available and how to use it as a valuable programming and bug finding resource.  […]

Everything About Haiku Themes And More

by @ Monday, January 28th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

Wow, when François Revol (aka mmu_man) writes about a subject, he REALLY writes about a subject.  Over at his Haiku blog he took on the subject of the Haiku Theme Manager.  The entry is a bit lengthy but very informative.  If you ever wanted to know about all the nitty-gritty details of how the Haiku […]

Thank You Michael Phipps!

by @ Thursday, January 24th, 2008. Filed under Haiku

The first official “Haiku Recognition Award” goes to… Michael Phipps!  Michael is very deserving of this award and all of the attendants (the bulk of the core Haiku developers) wanted a cool way to say “Thank You Michael for everything you did for Haiku!”  You can read more about it here and even watch the […]

Haiku Java Team Now a Part of OpenJDK Project

by @ Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008. Filed under Haiku

The Haiku Java Team now has the footing it needs to bring Java to Haiku with top notch compatibility.  Haiku-OS is reporting that the OpenJDK Porters Group has decided to accept the proposal submitted by the Haiku Java Team.  The next time we see Bryan, the first round is on us!!!

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