New Background panel, Calendar search engine, GTK4 shortcut engine (Sprint 1)

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)

On Being a Free Software Maintainer

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

3.28 Release Party

Last Saturday we celebrated the release of GNOME 3.28. It was a bit late, but happened nonetheless! And even cooler than that: this was not the only Release Party around! Isaac Ferreira also organized a successful one in Recife, Pernambuco! GNOME is getting some traction in Brazil again - stay tuned 😉

3.24 Release Party in São Paulo

(English version after the Portuguese one) Fala galera! Nesse sábado, dia 15 / abril, teremos uma festinha de lançamento do GNOME 3.24! Sei que está um pouco atrasado, mas é melhor ter uma festa do que nenhuma 🙂 O local: Taverna Medieval, na Vila Mariana. Além de ser um lugar muito divertido (poucos lugares tem hamburgeres … Continue reading 3.24 Release Party in São Paulo

About internet comments and agressive communication

These days, an online magazine I follow wrote about a topic I love researching. I saw some fallacious, poisonous comments and inadvertedly tried to reason with the individual that wrote those things. Worst thing I could possibly have done. Of course it didn't work out. Of course the individual tried to use every single mean … Continue reading About internet comments and agressive communication