Author Archives: ebassi

You and Me and The War at The End Times

the actor tree is only the representation of what your user interface is composed of: textures, reactive items, containers to give them structure. if nothing is painted, though, it’s not much of a user interface. with the current stable version … Continue reading

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Had a dream

as I wrote already in a previous blog post, if you try and compile an existing Clutter application with the current master, the first thing you will notice is that the compiler will start complaining about deprecated symbols. a lot. … Continue reading

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Calamity Song

I have written a bunch of blog posts about the Clutter Apocalypses that have landed in Git, as well as how I see the Clutter API evolving after this cycle and towards the 2.0 API break; they should appear in … Continue reading

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From my Own True Love (Lost at Sea)

Third day of the GTK hackfest. They have taken the bridge and the second hall. We have barred the gates but cannot hold them for long. The ground shakes, drums… drums in the deep. We cannot get out. A shadow … Continue reading

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An Interlude

today I spent the morning at the Developer Conference: Matthias had an interesting talk on the changes that happened in GTK+ 3.x over the past year, as well as his experience in implementing the new GtkColorChooser after the design proposals. … Continue reading

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Youth and Beauty Brigade

first day of the GTK+ Hackfest. while we waited for various participants to arrive, discussions started on a couple of topics: accessibility — Benjamin reported on the various discussions and deliberations that happened during the latest Accessibility Hackfest; what we … Continue reading

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Bridges and Balloons

after a rather interesting, albeit not really eventful, journey that spanned cars, buses, a train, and a plane, I’m finally in the lovely Brno — with 2 degrees Celsius and a lot of snow — for the 2012 GTK+ hackfest. … Continue reading

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Days of Elaine

oh man, it’s getting harder to find blog post titles… clutter 1.8 — last Friday I rolled the first release of the new stable 1.8 cycle, and Rob rolled the first stable release of the now standalone Cogl. it’s been … Continue reading

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Down by the Water

it’s been far too long since the last London GNOME Beer meetup, and we also have the excuse occasion of celebrating the imminent 3.2 release of GNOME. so if you are a GNOME user or developer, or if you just want … Continue reading

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The Perfect Crime #2

so, I found this little fella sitting on my desk: who was apparently reported as missing in action. let’s see if we can find a new home for it…

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