Remember how I mentioned the new Microsoft Office replacement last month?
Well, it’s golden, finally.
A number of months ago, my favorite free office suite, Open Office, forked for various reasons relating to the “openness” of the open source of that project. The forked code, or, for those of you not familiar with the terminology, the new branch of the on-going project, was called LibreOffice and drew most of the heavy-hitters development-wise from the old project. They’ve been working quite hard and have gotten their new release out; LibreOffice 3.3.
There’s a pretty good review of what’s new and great about this latest release over at eWeek.com. Check it out and then go download the latest version and install it for yourself. Trust me on this. It’s pretty great.
Advice from your Uncle Jim:
"When I'm working on a problem I never think about beauty. I think only of how to solve the problem. But, when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong."
--R. Buckminster Fuller