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Mean Time to Hello World

One simple metric every development platform could and should be judged on is “mean time to hello world” – how long it takes developers to track down links to basic tutorials on building and deploying the most simple of apps … Continue reading

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Qt update

An update on Developing with Qt. The Qt SDK RC1 was released today,with some immediate improvements. The volume mounts at /Volumes/Qt SDK Installer and the installer itself is named Qt SDK Installer.app – that’s two of my issues nailed, great … Continue reading

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Developing with Qt

Inspired by the ‘You Win, RIM!‘ post, I decided to shoot some fish in a barrel and look at the situation with Qt. The Qt SDK 1.1 beta was released on 1st March so it’s time to try it out. … Continue reading

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How big is your SDK?

Here’s a little chart that’s part of something bigger I’ve been working on: It shows the relative sizes (in MB) of the various mobile phone platform SDKs. It’s possibly available elsewhere, but as I’ve been playing around with the various … Continue reading

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FOSDEM 2011

In a few hours I’ll be hopping on the Eurostar to Brussels… This year the schedule is as good as ever, and I already have the usual dilemma of which talks to attend. I’ve managed to narrow it down to … Continue reading

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Meego review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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35 in a million

On Wednesday, the Apache Software Foundation reached the milestone of a million commits of code to the Apache subversion code repository. Tony asks “ever wondered what 1 million svn log entries look like?“. Well yes, I have. I was curious, … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2010

GUADEC is the GNOME Users’ and Developers’ European Conference, and I got to go there this year, following my visit to the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit last year and LiMo’s announcement of GNOME Foundation sponsorship. GUADEC is the place to … Continue reading

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LinuxTag and WIPJam

(This post originally appeared on the LiMo Foundation blog) A couple of weeks ago I went to Berlin for the annual LinuxTag event and to participate in the WIPJam running on the first day. This was my first visit to … Continue reading

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UDS Maverick

I’m here at the Maverick Ubuntu Developer Summit for a couple of days. It’s been a great experience so far, and the quality of the discussion has been outstanding. I’m primarily here to listen in on the Ubuntu on ARM … Continue reading

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