Boatswain, your Stream Deck app for Linux

I've been quiet for the past few weeks, with no live streams nor blog posts. Sorry! This was the reason: That's right: rich and engaging Stream Deck integration on Linux. Boatswain is a new app I've been working on for the past month that allows controlling Stream Deck devices. It can assign icons and actions … Continue reading Boatswain, your Stream Deck app for Linux

Even better screencast with GNOME on Wayland

With last week's release of PipeWire 3, and Mutter's subsequent adaptation to depend on it, I decided to revive something I have started to work on a few months ago. The results can be found in this merge request. PipeWire 0.3 brings one very interesting and important feature to the game: it can import DMA-Buf … Continue reading Even better screencast with GNOME on Wayland

Sprint 5: stability, stability, stability

The Sprint series comes out every 3 weeks or so. Focus will be on the apps I maintain (Calendar, To Do, and Settings), but it may also include other applications that I contribute to. Calendar GNOME Calendar saw a moderately busy spring, mostly focused on landing a few outstanding 3.32 merge requests (thanks Michael Catanzaro for writing … Continue reading Sprint 5: stability, stability, stability

App Grid in GNOME Shell

GNOME Shell is the cornerstone of the GNOME experience. It is the part of the system where the vast majority of user interactions takes place. Windows are managed by it. Launching and closing applications as well. Workspaces, running commands, seeing the status of your system — GNOME Shell covers pretty much everything. One interesting aspect … Continue reading App Grid in GNOME Shell

Sprint 4: tons of code reviews, improved web calendar discoverer

The Sprint series comes out every 3 weeks or so. Focus will be on the apps I maintain (Calendar, To Do, and Settings), but it may also include other applications that I contribute to. GNOME Calendar: a new web calendar discoverer & optimizations After a fairly big push to reimplement the web calendar discoverer code, it landed … Continue reading Sprint 4: tons of code reviews, improved web calendar discoverer