Author Archives: ebassi

moving on…

I’ve finally restored my personal web server after the WordPress installation(s) I had there got hacked last year, and I decided to migrate this blog there. if you do not read this blog via Planet GNOME, but you use the … Continue reading

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Graphene

one of the challenges of writing a graphics library that is capable of doing what modern UI designers and developers expect is providing the required data types to achieve things like 3D transformations. with the collective knowledge and attention to … Continue reading

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Berlin DX Hackfest / Day 3

          the third, and last day of the DX hackfest opened with a quick recap as to what people have been working on in the past couple of days. we had a nice lunch nearby, and … Continue reading

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Berlin DX Hackfest / Day 2

the second day of the hackfest had a pretty big discussion on the roadmap for GTK+. thanks to Matthias Clasen, we had a list of things to discuss prior to the start of the hackfest, even if Matthias himself would … Continue reading

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Berlin DX hackfest / Day 1

we had a fairly productive first day here, at the Endocode¬†offices in Berlin. everyone is pretty excited about working on the overall experience for developers on the GNOME platform. at first, we decided what to tackle in the next three … Continue reading

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Do not link against PulseAudio and JSON-GLib < 0.16

this is a public announcement. if you link against PulseAudio, whether you want it or not, you’ll get an automatic dependency on json-c, a small C library that parses JSON and doesn’t have any dependency1. sadly, json-c leaks symbols all … Continue reading

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The King is Dead

I guess a lot of you, kind readers, are pretty well-acquainted with the current idiomatic way to write a GObject type. it’s the usual boilerplate, plus or minus a bunch of macros: // header typedef struct _MyObject MyObject; typedef struct … Continue reading

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California One Youth and Beauty Brigade

now, that was a title of a Decemberists song that I’d have never expected to use as a blog post title I did announce it on foundation-list, given that it impacts my position on the Board of Directors of the … Continue reading

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GTK+ Hackfest 2013/Day 1 & 2

Day 1 it turns out that this week wasn’t the best possible to hold a hackfest in Boston and Cambridge; actually, it was the worst. what was supposed to be the first day passed with us hacking in various locations, … Continue reading

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GUADEC is coming

this is a PSA: if you’re thinking about submitting a talk for GUADEC 2013 in Brno, you have a week to do so. :-)

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