Getting Openismus ready for the Development Documentation and Tools Hackfest 2

In 2 days the GNOME Development Documentation and Tools Hackfest starts here in the Openismus office. For the past 2 days we’ve spent a couple hours of each day getting things ready. We’ve designated two rooms as hacker rooms. Our central common area will be the main sit-down hacking area. And the front room will ...

MeeGo Conference 2010, Dublin 3

Last Thursday I and the other Openismus folks returned from our visit to Dublin for the first MeeGo Conference. Here is a summary of the conference and my impressions of it. Note: If this post is a bit long for you jump to the last section. Day 0: Six of us from Openismus arrived at ...

Using xmodmap to change the keyboard layout

One of the first things I do whenever I get on a new computer is to go the GNOME keyboard preference dialog and switch caps lock and the left control. While this has sufficed in the past, I now have a situation where I’d like to do a more complicated keyboard modification. Note: The following ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-11-07

Openismus day 100: This is the last daily update. Worked out ConferenceGoer's initial data acquisition class hierarchy. Implementing now. # Openismus day 99: Did some admin stuff. Helped P. Finished off small sample conference schedule. Blogged about Merkmal: http://ur1.ca/29lpv # Openismus day 98: Fleshed out microformats to be used in ConferenceGoer and started making example ...

Introducing Merkmal, a concentration game for GNOME. 1

For the last few week I’ve been working on a version of GMemory written using the gtkmm and cluttermm bindings. The project is called Merkmal. Currently the functionality is on par with that of GMemory. It requires at least cluttermm 1.1.2, clutter-gtkmm 0.9.6. Here is a video of Merkmal in action. As you should see, ...