During the Sprint #2, a new feature landed in GNOME To Do, GNOME Settings went through an Every Detail Matters session, and Calendar advanced in the calendar management dialog rewrite.
As of today, Mutter and GNOME Shell support Sysprof-based profiling. Christian wrote a fantastic piece exposing what happened to Sysprof during this cycle already, and how does it look like now, so I'll skip that. Instead, let me focus on what I contributed the most: integrating Mutter/GNOME Shell to Sysprof. Let's start with a video: … Continue reading Profiling GNOME Shell
This is a new series, coming out every 3 weeks or so, with various updates. My focus will be on the apps I maintain (Calendar, To Do, and Settings), but in the future it may also include other applications that I contribute to. GNOME Settings: Redesigned Background panel So let's start with one of the … Continue reading New Background panel, Calendar search engine, GTK4 shortcut engine (Sprint 1)
Using a computer is mostly about executing apps, reading, writing and doing. But it can also be about not doing. Confusing? Bear with me. Imagine for a second that you are in an elementary school. The leadership is optimistic on exposing students to technology. They have set up big rooms with rows and rows of … Continue reading Restricting users
After my somewhat dark post about being a Free Software maintainer, a very significant number of people got in touch and asked how can they help me, and GNOME, more actively than saying "keep up the good work, we love y'all". And so I thought that maybe we are not advertising well enough the various … Continue reading Rewarding our Friends of GNOME
Year is 2013. I learn about a new, alpha-quality project called "GNOME Calendar." Intriguing. I like calendars. "Cool, I'll track that," said my younger self. Heavy development was happening at the ui-rework branch. Every day, a few new commits. Pull, build, test. Except one day, no new commits. Nor the next day. Or week. Or month. Or … Continue reading On Being a Free Software Maintainer
GNOME 3.32 was released this week. For all intents and purposes, it is a fantastic release, and I am already using the packages provided by Arch Linux's gnome-unstable repository. Congratulations for everyone involved (including the Arch team for the super quick packaging!) I have a few highlights, comments and thoughts I would like to share about this … Continue reading GNOME 3.32 and other ramblings