GNOME News Archives
GOCL: Bringing OpenCL To GNOME Software

GOCL has been introduced, a new GLib/GObject wrapper to OpenCL for GNOME applications. This new wrapper library seeks to make it easier for GNOME software to take advantage of OpenCL.

5 May 2013 - GNOME OpenCL - 6 Comments
PHP Slowly Progresses For GLib, Cairo, Pango

While the PHP-GTK project has basically been dead for years, to provide GTK2 bindings to the PHP programming language, there have been several other projects worked on in more recent times to advance the GNOME support for the PHP programming language.

7 April 2013 - PHP GTK - 8 Comments
Midori 0.5 Released, Works Towards WebKit2

The lightweight GTK+ web-browser Midori has seen its v0.5.0 release. Midori 0.5.0 offers up new features for those using this WebKit-powered browser, but more features are on the horizon.

4 April 2013 - Lightweight GTK - 6 Comments
GTK+ Support Merged For Wayland CSD

For a fair amount of time now there's been work on client side decorations for Wayland so that the Weston compositor with GTK+ can do the window decorations on the client-side rather than server-side as done with the X.Org Server. That work has now been merged to master.

17 March 2013 - Wayland GTK+ - 24 Comments
GNOME Will Move Full-Speed With Wayland Support

We already know that KDE developers aren't fond of Mir, Canonical's display server for the Unity desktop not derived from X.Org and Wayland. KDE developers aren't happy about it, some Xfce developers have also expressed dissatisfaction with the recent Canonical changes, and now there's a GNOME response. What's GNOME doing about Mir? They're laying out plans right now to move hard and fast with Wayland support!

13 March 2013 - GNOME Wayland - 140 Comments
MonoDevelop vs. Xamarin Studio IDEs

In writing yesterday about Xamarin 2.0 it wasn't clear the relation between the new Xamarin Studio integrated development environment and MonoDevelop IDE that Xamarin had been pushing up to this point for Mono development. Now there's some clarification out of the Cambridge company.

21 February 2013 - MonoDevelop - 161 Comments
Vincent Untz Goes Over The Direction Of GNOME

Aside from all the Phoronix video recordings of the X.Org and Wine development rooms during the FOSDEM 2013 meeting last weekend in Brussels, Vincent Untz went over the direction of GNOME and whether the GNOME community has gone crazy.

9 February 2013 - Video - 96 Comments
GNOME Wants To Sandbox Applications Too

As another item that was discussed last week in Brussels during the GNOME Developer Hackfest is sandboxing of GNOME applications. GNOME developers already decided they want applications written in JavaScript but as another security measure they want to begin sandboxing applications.

6 February 2013 - GNOME Sandboxing - 13 Comments
Lennart Poettering Takes To Battling Systemd Myths

Lennart Poettering, the controversial open-source developer behind PulseAudio and systemd among other projects, has written a lengthy blog post as he attempts to battle some myths about his Linux init daemon.

26 January 2013 - Systemd Myths - 83 Comments
Direction Of GNOME To Be Discussed Next Month

Vincent Untz will be speaking at FOSDEM early next month in Brussels to "clarify the directions the GNOME project is taking, and to explain the rationale for various decisions." He's hoping that after this Belgian conference people will better understand the course of the GNOME desktop and begin to rebuild trust in the project.

18 January 2013 - FOSDEM Talk - 59 Comments
Features Being Planned For HTML5 GTK+

Earlier this week when multi-process support was added to the HTML5 back-end in GTK+, a TODO list was also created that hints at some of the features being looked at for the "Broadway" back-end.

30 December 2012 - TODO List - 22 Comments
Views Expressed Over The Health Of GTK+

After pessimistic views regarding the health of the GTK+ tool-kit project were recently shared on IRC, Alberto Ruiz took it upon himself to create some statistics about the development of this critical component to GNOME to show in fact things aren't entirely bleak.

29 December 2012 - GTK+ Healthcheck - 24 Comments
Avoiding Frame Jitter With GNOME's Mutter, Weston

Owen Taylor has written a new blog post about avoiding jitter in composited frame display. Owen -- along with help from Kristian Høgsberg -- made improvements to the algorithm for compositor frame timing as used by GNOME's Mutter compositing window manager and also Wayland's Weston.

30 November 2012 - Frame Jittering - 13 Comments

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