Category Archives: developer

Come and See

Decemberists: Yesterday evening, The Decemberists were in London, and made a wonderful concert at Shepherd Bush. I’ve fallen in love with the band after vieweing the video of their song Sixteen Military Wives and I started getting my hands on … Continue reading

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Well That Was Easy

After a bit more than six months of work, Clutter 0.2.0 is finally out! We put a lot of effort in making the API a bit less rough around the edges, and adding new features at the same time. Like … Continue reading

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John Saw That Number

Thanks to Ross and his mad python-fu skillz, now we have a working Python binding for gtkunique – for the brave souls which may want to use it. The repositories locations have been changed, after the servers update at OpenedHand, … Continue reading

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Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Lately there has been some activity in projects moving from EggRecent to GtkRecent. Obviously, this led to questions and bugs opened about the API. One of the questions is: if I had a EggRecentModel singleton what should I use now?. … Continue reading

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How Good It Can Be

Corey, why on earth should we switch from an entire set of system configuration tools written in Perl to another one written in Python? Just for the sake of Python? Just because there are more Python zealots^Whackers on GNOME than … Continue reading

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Gtk+ 2.9.0 released

Finally, the first development release of GTK+ (codenamed The Magic Project Ridley aka libgnome sucks release by a developer whose name won’t be disclosed in this blog) has been finally sealed by Matthias Clasen yesterday, after battling with make distcheck. … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2006

Next week-end I’ll be in Brussels, at this year’s FOSDEM. I wasn’t sure whether I’d be able to go or not – late flight booking and I had to check at two hostels before actually getting some place to sleep. … Continue reading

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