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

Sprint 3: Calendar management dialog, cleanups and bugfixes

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: the new calendar management dialog landed It's landed! The massive rewrite of the calendar management dialog reached a good enough shape … Continue reading Sprint 3: Calendar management dialog, cleanups and bugfixes

GNOME 3.32 and other ramblings

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

GNOME Settings: more GNOME, more settings

Before deep diving into the more extensive architectural changes that I've been working on GNOME Shell and Mutter, let's take a moment to highlight the latest changes to GNOME Settings. Being the (co)maintainer of Settings for a full year now, the development pace has been great so far. I would go as far as to … Continue reading GNOME Settings: more GNOME, more settings

GNOME Shell and Mutter: better, faster, cleaner

The very first update in the series is about GNOME Shell and Mutter. I've been increasingly involved with the development of those two core components of GNOME, and recently this has been the focus of my development time. Fortunately, Endless allows me to use part of my work time to improve it. Naturally, I prioritize … Continue reading GNOME Shell and Mutter: better, faster, cleaner