Author Archives: Ignacio Casal Quinteiro

Microsoft Windows Service abstraction for GLib

From the Wikipedia: a Windows service is a computer program that operates in the background. It is similar in concept to an Unix daemon. A Windows service must conform to the interface rules and protocols of the Service Control Manager, … Continue reading

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Windows Event Window abstraction for GLib

If you ever wrote a console like application for windows and you need this application to deal with the signals the operative system is sending to it for closing it, you might already know that it is not so easy. … Continue reading

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Style Scheme Chooser for GtkSourceView

As you may know already Christian is running a fundraiser for GNOME Builder, if you have not contributed yet you should!. One of the cool things he prototyped for Builder was a style scheme chooser allowing to easily visualize the … Continue reading

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How to build your GTK+ application on Windows

For the last few years I have been working on getting gedit builds for Windows and it has never been as easy as now. In this post I will explain the steps you have to do to easily build your … Continue reading

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gedit 3 for Windows

It has been a while since the last release of gedit for windows. After some work I am proud to announce that a new version of gedit is available. This version can be downloaded from here. This new version features … Continue reading

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GTK Builder for Windows

At NICE we make use of GTK+ on Windows, Linux and OSX on our product Desktop Cloud Visualization. Till now we managed to do everything with the released versions of GTK we were getting from but we are in … Continue reading

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gedit has a new face

We just landed to git master the changes that implement a refresh of the main user interface. While small changes and iterations in the UI happened in every cycle, this is the most radical change in the UI in years … Continue reading

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Initial git integration in gedit

These days is having place the DX Hackfest so I thought it would be nice to show a new feature I was working on for gedit. If you are interested in this plugin you can get it from my github.

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My new laptop Dell M4700

At the beginning of this year my old Dell XPS M1530 ended the warranty. After a few months trying to decide between a Lenovo and a Dell, I decided that for my work and also because of the great support … Continue reading

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gedit ported to python 3

It’s been quite a long time without blogging about anything so I will take finally some time and write about the latest and greatest things that I’ve been doing in this last few months. That’s it, some of you may … Continue reading

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