Author Archives: ebassi

I’ve been asked to review the GNOME 3 Application Development Guide for Beginners; I went through the book in about half a day and wrote this somewhat short review afterwards, and published on G+; sadly, I used a limited distribution, … Continue reading

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Everything hits at once

conferences sadly, this year I missed FOSDEM — and I saw from the blog posts on PGO that the DX hackfest was also amazing — but I had a good excuse, as I had to give a talk about Unicorns … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Rebuke

news of my death abandonment of the GNOME community have been greatly exagerated. seriously: I’m still here at GUADEC (typing this from the common area); I’m still on the Board of the GNOME Foundation; and I’m still working on GNOME … Continue reading

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The Legionaire’s Lament

I have an idea of where the app developers are. they are in an ecosystem that put up with a language that calling niche 10 years ago was flattering. or they are in an ecosystem that is so fragmented that … Continue reading

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Rox in the Box

public service announcement — I just revoked my trusty GPG key, which I also used to sign Clutter releases: pub 1024D/A4320FF4 2000-09-18 Key fingerprint = 4DD0 C90D 4070 F071 5738 08BD 8ECC DB8F A432 0FF4 uid Emmanuele Bassi the size … Continue reading

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The Rake’s Song

today is my last day here, at Intel. it’s been an honour and a privilege working with one of the best teams in one of the best companies in the world. as I leave behind people that humbled me and … Continue reading

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June Hymn

today is the deadline for submitting candidacies for the election of the GNOME Board of Directors. I decided to run again this year: it took me a bit to get into the role, but I think I can work with … Continue reading

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Culling of the Fold

I’ve received a bunch of questions about the state of the perl-Clutter bindings in the past couple of years; I entertained a vain hope of returning to actively maintaining them, but the effort of actually maintaining the underlying C library … Continue reading

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We Heaved Relief as Scores of Innocents Died

after all the changes in this series of blogs, and all the big changes I tried to introduce in them, this is mostly a coda — one in which I just want to mention a couple of new features that … Continue reading

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And I Believe California Succumbed to the Fault Line

Clutter’s description, and I quote from the website, is: an open source software library for creating fast, compelling, portable, and dynamic graphical user interfaces. and yet, the API to build a user interface is static: you create the actor tree, … Continue reading

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