When working with graphical applications, there are multiple constraints and techniques applied in order to reduce the number of pixels that are being uploaded to the GPU, swapped on screen, or being manipulated. Even with highly optimized GPUs, the massive number of pixels we have to deal with (a 1080p monitor, for example, has 2 … Continue reading Incremental present in GTK4
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
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
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
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
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