England's National Weights and Measure Laboratory — which has been given the authority to enforce RoHS compliance in the UK — has created a website at Rohs.gov.uk to help manufacturers of electronic products understand how to prove their compliance. Under its due diligence section, the site spells out the precautions companies need to take to show their products are free of hazardous substances. The site also offers details on enforcement, FAQs and — perhaps most important — a contact point for further information.
The fun factor continues to draw developers to Linux. This open-source system continues to succeed in the market and in the hearts and minds of developers. Design News will delve into this territory with next week's Continuing Education Class titled, “Introduction to Linux Device Drivers.”
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.