Daratech will hold its next conference on engineering software Feb. 14 in Cambridge, MA. For details, see http://rbi.ims.ca/4385-599. COFES (Congress on the Future of Engineering Software) will kick off its conference April 14 in Scottsdale, AZ. For details, see http://rbi.ims.ca/4385-560. The yearly gatherings of these two organizations include executives from most major engineering software firms as well as software users in a variety of industries.
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.