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Download Files Async With Gio And Python

Recently I asked for some help on how to download a file without blocking the GUI. Thanks to everyone who contributed their expertise in the post comments: I now have my program working great. I wanted to now share my conclusions so that others can benefit from them too. To do this I am going […]

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Downloading Large Files Async With GIO

Slightly technical question for my friends on Planet GNOME. I have been hunting around for some help online with no luck, so I figured I would post here and hopefully this blog entry can be a solution for those who have similar questions. I am in the process of porting App Of Jaq to to […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week and Python Snippets Day

Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week day 4 kicks off and we have some incredible events today: 5pm UTC – Hot rodding your app for translations support – David Planella 6pm UTC – Learning through examples with Acire and Python-Snippets – Jono Bacon 7pm UTC – Write Beautiful Code (and Maintain it Beautifully) – rockstar 8pm UTC […]

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Refreshing The Ubuntu Brand

The new style of Ubuntu is driven by the theme “Light”. We’ve developed a comprehensive set of visual guidelines and treatments that reflect that style, and are updating key assets like the logo accordingly. The new theme takes effect in 10.04 LTS and will define our look and feel for several years. Ubuntu has seen […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week Day 3 Kicks Off In An hour

Just a quick note to let you all know that Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week day 3 kicks off in an hour! Here is the order of events for today: 5pm UTC – Creating stunning interfaces with Cairo – Laszlo Pandy 6pm UTC – What’s new in Quickly 0.4 – Didier Roche 7pm UTC – Create […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week Day 2 Kicks Off In An Hour

Just a quick note to let you all know that Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week day 2 kicks off in an hour! Here is the order of events for today: 4pm UTC – Gooey Graphics with GooCanvas – Rick Spencer 5pm UTC – Writing a Rhythmbox plug-in – Stuart Langridge 6pm UTC – Microblog from your […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week Kicks Off In An Hour

Just a quick note to let you all know that Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week kicks off in an hour! Here is the order of events for today: 4pm UTC – Welcome! Ubuntu For Opportunistic Developers – Jono Bacon 5pm UTC – CouchDB support in your app with DesktopCouch – Stuart Langridge 6pm UTC – Creating […]

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Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week This Week

Well, folks, this week Ubuntu Opportunistic Developer Week kicks off with a fantastic week jammed with great sessions helping to bridge the gap for opportunistic developers who want to write fun, useful applications using Ubuntu as a platform. We have a wonderful week of sessions ahead and as ever, it is recommended that you enjoy […]

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Fun Little Acire Story

With the new release of Acire just out I wanted to tell you folks a fun little story of an added benefit to Acire that I never envisaged when I came up with the idea for the app. Yesterday I got an email from someone (I will keep the identify private) saying: I’m trying to […]

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Acire 0.3 Released

Everyone’s favorite tool to browse Python snippets, run them, learn from them and incorporate them into your programs has been released! This new release has the following new features: Translated – Acire has now got support for multiple languages, but this is very new so it needs your translations! Want to help make Acire rocking […]

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