Cluttermm now under new management

I’ve not really found the time or motivation to work on Cluttermm and friends since this summer. Thus, I’m happy that I’ve found someone to pass on maintanership to. Actually, I’ve found two maintainers to take over. Krzesimir Nowak has worked on improving the C++-bindings in GNOME for some time know. He’s very familiar with ...

Maintenance Mode 6

In the last few weeks I’ve adopted a couple projects that, for whatever reason, had not been actively maintained for a while. Cluttermm Cluttermm wraps the Clutter Toolkit, “a software library for creating fast, compelling, portable, and dynamic graphical user interfaces”. Clutter has become an integral part of the GNOME project through its use in ...

First experiences with the OpenSUSE Build Service (OBS). 4

As part of my Openismus training, I was recently tasked with packaging a Qt application using the OpenSUSE Build Service (OBS). Here I’ll try to note my first impressions as well as offer some solutions to problems I encountered. Note: This was my first attempt at packaging anything and the application I’m packaging (ConferenceGoer) is ...

Thoughts coming out of the GNOME Developer Documentation and Tools Hackfest

I’m a bit late in the game regarding blogging about the GNOME Developer Documentation and Tools Hackfest that we hosted at the Openismus Berlin office a couple weeks ago. There have been a number of good posts made summarizing what we talked about and worked on. In this post, rather than providing another summary, I’d ...

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, ...

Debugging reference counting in GNOME C++ bindings with GDB

Overview For the last couple days I’ve been tracking down some reference counting problems in cluttermm. In the course of this I’ve been working on figuring out how GDB can help me do this. Here is what I’ve come up with. If you have improvements please let me know. Watching the reference count variable The ...

Introducing GMemory v0.1 3

For the last few weeks I’ve been working on a small concentration game called GMemory. This was done as a part of the Openismus trainee program. Update: See below. For those not familiar with the game Concentration, or Memory as I grew up knowing it, the basic idea is that one has a number of ...

Senior Design Project

In order to graduate from the Engineering program at San Diego State University, each student needs to complete a senior design project with a team of between 6 to 10 students. The group that I’m apart of is working on building a system to localize nodes in a wireless sensor network (WSN). We do this ...

Setting background color of SWT buttons in Windows not supported

Just wasted a while to figure this out only to find out that it’s not supported because it’s not supported in the Windows native widget.

Top 30 Django Tutorials and Articles 32

As a response to the Top 30 Ruby on Rails Tutorials, I’ve compiled a list of the top 30 Django tutorials and articles. These links are in addition to the great documentation on the Django project site. For those who don’t know, Django is a Python web development framework that makes development super fast. The ...