Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux 7.0-8 released

IBM Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux 7.0-8

A new update for the Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux 7.0 is available.

Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux 7.0-8 new features

Complete list and details of bug/performance fixes is available at the official IBM website for the Advance Toolchain.

For more information about Power architecture and the OpenPOWER ecosystem, please visit the official OpenPOWER Foundation website. You can also follow our PowerLinux Community blog.

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Swift language ported to Linux on Power

IBM Advance Toolchain for PowerLinux 9.0-0

Anton Blanchard announced in a recent blog post his initial port of Swift to Linux on Power. As you may know, Apple open sourced its new programming language a while back, and you can now start playing with Swift on Linux on Power. As Anton mentioned in his post, don’t forget to add this patch to your LLVM sources before building it.

If you need a Power system for Swift development, you may try the list I posted in my article about the IBM bounties. I personally recommend the UNICAMP minicloud. If you run into any problems, please let me know.

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Photography: Fall in New York

Central Park Pond and Gapstow Bridge

2015 was a slow year in photography for me, but I managed to get some shots during the trips I did. Here are some taken in New York in November, when I went to the city to follow the Beethoven series by the Berliner Philharmoniker at Carnegie Hall.

All of these were taken using a Fuji X-E1 camera with a 18-55mm f/2.8-4 OIS lens.
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