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Thursday 22 September 2016

Ada Web Server GPL 2015 versus Apache 2 simple benchmark

Apache 2 is about 6 times faster than the Ada Web Server application in this simple benchmark context, that consists of retrieving a 100 bytes static file in a configuration that is more suitable to the Ada Web Server application. While Apache 2 is still 2.4 times faster than AdaLabs enhanced version of Ada Web Server using this benchmark, there is still a lot of enhancements to be achieved in Ada Web Server

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Tuesday 1 September 2015

Opencracy.org Logo Design contest launched

Dear graphic designers,

Opencracy.org 'a revolutionary citizen-oriented open-governance platform' is an Open Source initiative that will be launched soon. As an Open Source, Non-Profit project, we are looking support concerning the following:
A. Project Logo Design
B. Main website page design 'HTML5, CSS3, javascript'
C. Platform Front-End Design 'HTML5, CSS3, javascript' (reference front-end implementation available)
D. Two 30 seconds animated  video to explain the project, 'à la moovly [2]'

We launched a Logo Design contest on designcrowd [1], and we wish to invite anyone interested to participate through this platform. We are now aware that this platform is may be not the preferred one of all designers, apologize as we were not aware of any potential concerns, and already activated the guaranteed payment for this job.

Do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you are willing to participate in the project (i.e for step A. using designcrowd, or steps B. to D. by getting in touch with contact@opencracy.org)

Do not hesitate to spread the word to anyone that could be interested supporting such an initiative

Cheers

[1] http://jobs.designcrowd.com/job.aspx?id=942013  (account required @designcrowd)

[2] https://www.moovly.com/

Thursday 3 July 2014

AdaLabs @Ada-Europe 2014

Friday 23 November 2012

Happy Divali

Friends of AdaLabs launch a sky lantern for Divali and may have the record of the highest Divali lantern in Mauritius

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Friday 3 August 2012

[AVR-Ada Compiler] Build_From_Ubuntu_12.04_Precise_Pangolin host

The build procedure has been moved to the official AVR-Ada wiki.

https://sourceforge.net/p/avr-ada/wiki/Build_From_Ubuntu_12.04_Precise_Pangolin_host/

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Using Interfaces.Fortran.BLAS with GNAT GPL 2011 (x86_64) on Debian 6.0.4 Squeeze x86_64

On x86 platform, GNAT GPL is shipped with libgnalasup.a that contains the necessary stuff to be used by Interfaces.Fortran.BLAS (see the pragma Linker_Options in i-forbla.adb).

On x86_64 platform, this is not the case, and the user needs to setup this by himself. There is 2 ways of doing this:

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Wednesday 23 November 2011

SIGAda 2011 AdaLabs presentation slides: How to make Ada go viral

How Ada could help the GNU community, what Ada has to bring, and how Ada could help improving the GNU project.

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Tuesday 26 July 2011

AWS GPL 2.10.0 (2011) on Ubuntu 11.04 or Ubuntu 11.10

To successfully build AWS GPL 2011 (2.10.0) on Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10, the package gcc-multilib need to be installed. Moreover for Ubuntu 11.10, a specific C_INCLUDE_PATH should be defined. When using OpenSSL with AWS, SSL_V2 should also point to SSL_V23 (in aws-gpl-2.10.0-src/config/src/aws-net-ssl__openssl.adb)

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