Category Archives: clutter

Good Intentions

unique: this morning I released version 0.9.4 of libunique, everyone (least) favourite library for writing single instance applications. it’s mostly a bug fixing release, and since I’ve decided to release 1.0.0 soon, this is also the first release candidate for … Continue reading

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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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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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Let It Take You

Murray, just a short reply to your points: I sometimes feel I’d like to just put actors on a rail, twist that rail about, connect some actors together with struts or springs, start them moving, let the user push and … Continue reading

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Travelling Band/Back

finally, back at home after FOSDEM 2008. the last leg of the trip back from Bruxelles has been exceptionally longer because the London Metropolitan Network on weekends is, apparently, made of fail. the Clutter talk on saturday went, in my … Continue reading

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I’ve just sent this to the Clutter mailing list, but I guess that more exposure is fine as some of you might already know, we have started working on a reference “toolkit” based on Clutter called Tidy. Tidy is a … Continue reading

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Kingdom of Spain

Clutter: Today I released the first developers snapshot of Clutter 0.6 – Clutter 0.5.0. The full announcement is on the Clutter blog, and since it’s very long, I won’t copy and paste it here. You can grab 0.5.0 here; as … Continue reading

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Stinging Velvet

Clutter – If release 0.4 rocked hard, release 0.6 of Clutter will blow your mind away. Just to list some features landed in the past couple of weeks after ClutterScript got in: new event handling, borrowing from the W3C DOM … Continue reading

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Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

People often arrive on the #clutter channel1 with troubles building Clutter from SVN: dependencies, installation in non-common prefixes, etc. Luckily, GNOME has Jhbuild, which is easy to set up2 and also allows custom modulesets for handling dependencies inside a separate … Continue reading

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Today I committed to Clutter trunk ClutterScript, the initial support for defining the scenegraph using external files. You can think of it as the GtkBuilder equivalent for Clutter. During the 0.3 development cycle we considered using XML and JSON, and … Continue reading

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