Category Archives: Graphics

Quest for the re-usable software grail

Why should any more effort be put into building a system of re-usable software if The CPAN already exists and provides all of the tools necessary to create re-usable software? Continue reading

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GDK on Quartz

I’m intrigued by the work being done by Imendio and friends on GDK on the Quartz back end. Until recently, running gtk+ applications such as Monodevelop and The GIMP required that the optional X11 implementation be installed to an OS … Continue reading

Posted in bugs, Free Software, gnome, gtk+, mono, open source, Software | 2 Comments

An update

I don’t really have anything really exciting to report, so y’all get to listen to me blather. And after all, that’s what blogs are for anyway, right? Zelda is turning 11 months old this month. This is still my favorite … Continue reading

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I had to fill out a Bio today… here’s what I wrote.

My background includes experience in system administration, network operation, technical support, and development of applications on server and client side. My primary operating system is Debian GNU/Linux. My primary programming languages are C# and Perl. I run a small family … Continue reading

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Producing relocatable packages with the GNU build system

I’ve recently found a need to create relocatable versions of some of my favorite libraries (produced, not-so-coincidentally by the GNU build system). You might find yourself asking “What is relocatable software, and why should I care?” Maybe I can help. … Continue reading

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Prebuild Autotools target

Hello public, I’m putting some effort into GtkGlAreaSharp again. The supporting bits aren’t really production-ready, though, so rather than hacking on the widget itself and its associated examples, I’m beefing up the underlying platform. The first step in the process … Continue reading

Posted in 3d, autotools, c#, debian, Free Software, gnome, gnome foundation, Graphics, gtk+, gtkglarea, gtkglarea-sharp, mono, opengl, Prebuild, tao | 1 Comment

Man, that sucks

I’ve dropped from a google pagerank of 7 to 5. I need to be more interesting, it seems. So, things… Unit testing with Perl is fun. You should all take a look at petdance‘s WWW::Mechanize and Test::WWW::Mechanize. If one were … Continue reading

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A (round-about) story about Jeffry P. Bezos

The following is what i wrote on “43people.com” about the boss. I thought it was worth keeping in my own archives, since it’s actually a story about my life as it pertains to Mr. Bezos. Back a few years ago, … Continue reading

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Mono.Xna status

Thank you _Alan_ for putting together this report on Mono.Xna’s implementation status. A quick overview is that we’ve got 95% of the methods stubbed out and maybe 1% fully implemented. Thank you jendave for your hard work on this! https://colliertech.com/~cjcollier/Mono/Xna/Status/20061221/FinalPage.html

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my name in lights

Hey, look. My name is mentioned down at the bottom. http://www.go-mono.com/archive/1.2/#contributors testing aggregator’s ability to de-dup this update

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