Category Archives: GNOME

In the Mood

well, I failed at blagging each day of the User Experience hackfest, but mostly because of the sheer amount of discussions, designs and work done. during the first common session on monday we all decided to split off into four … Continue reading

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Flying Teapot

final checks and the usual ohmygodwhycan’tIfindanything mode before I take the flight to Boston for the User Experience hackfest organized by Owen, Federico and Vincent. Neil and I will be talking about Clutter, what it does, and what it can … Continue reading

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Sincerest Forms of Flattery

tidy: they say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery: the actual amount of code is quite small, and it’s already available in Tidy. challenges: Luca dared me into making a Clutter-based coverflow-like plugin for Rhythmbox, but it was … Continue reading

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Good Intentions/2

gtk+: I’ve been working again on the RecentManager and in trunk you’ll see some new stuff, namely: use GIO to determine the MIME type of a URI, on every platform supported use the file monitoring API to avoid polling the … Continue reading

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Being Luis Villa

iain‘s right: this is funnier than the history meme.

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Rhyme the rhyme well

Jason, it’s not just the canvas: writing a simple 2D canvas is trivial — that’s why a lot of applications end up writing their own homegrown one. The hard bits are the animation framework, the event handling and down to … Continue reading

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Time to Build

Claudio did some interesting profiling (and patching) of the BookmarkFile implementation in GLib — so kudos to him and Felix. one thing that he noted is: However, I still have the feeling that letting ~\.recently-used.xbel grow without control is very, … Continue reading

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Berlin/5

last post of the Berlin Hackfest series, written on the last minutes of day 5 today was “wrap up” day. we got together in the room used for the presentations and summed up all our work during the various sessions … Continue reading

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Berlin/3

second and third day of the hackfest, edited on day five on tuesday, Behdad and I started working on OpenGL integration inside GTK+. as stated multiple times on the Bugzilla entry, what we both would like is a Cairo-like integration … Continue reading

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Helm, set a course… for love

a GNOME cruise? I already have the theme song… GNOME-Love Boat, love exciting and new, Come aboard, we’re expecting you. The GNOME-Love Boat soon will be making another release, The GNOME-Love Boat promises something for everyone. Set a course for … Continue reading

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