Author Archives: Ignacio Casal Quinteiro

gitg 3.20.0 for Windows

Apart from the release of gedit introduced on the previous post. Here you can see the last release of gitg running on Windows. There are still some minor problems with it but it is already working good enough for a … Continue reading

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gedit 3.20.1 for Windows

It wasn’t without time but I am finally proud to say that we have a new version of gedit for Windows. This was a long road getting GTK+ 3 and all the dependencies properly working and there are a lot … Continue reading

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Visual Studio status for GTK+ builds

Following up with Emmanuele’s blog posts about GTK+ being “dead” or “dying” I wanted to point out about the status of the MSVC builds for the GTK+ stack. Refer to my previous post to understand how to build it. During … Continue reading

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Openssl backend for glib

I would like to officially announce that at NICE we have been working on a TLS backend for glib using Openssl. This still lives on the wip/openssl branch of glib-networking but hopefully next cycle we will manage to merge it … Continue reading

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Minimap for gedit

As you may know Christian Hergert introduced a first version of the minimap for gnome-builder. During the last few days we were working on getting it merged into GtkSourceView and it was pushed to it a few days ago. Now … Continue reading

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More about Nuntius

On Friday Paolo Borelli introduced Nuntius, the small project we’ve been working on to display android notifications on a GNOME desktop. The feedback we got in these days has been great and it is energizing to receive comments, suggestions, bug … Continue reading

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Building GTK 3 with MSVC 2013

As part of my work at NICE I had the opportunity to research a bit how to build the GTK stack using MSVC. The reason for this is that even if we are currently using the msys2 binaries and we … Continue reading

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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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