Category Archives: Other Software

Performance of “Method Calls” on “Clojure Objects”

tl;dr There are various ways for implementing objects or object-like constructs with Clojure. Besides differences with respect to implementation aspects, these ways also differ with respect to their performance. In this post, I write about the results of some simple … Continue reading

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New #SailfishOS Apps for #Jolla – MeePasswords, Q To-Do, Emumaster

This is a brief, combined announcement. Two of my own apps, MeePasswords and Q To-Do, as well as another app, Emumaster, I had been porting a bit are available for SailfishOS/Jolla. I actually want to publish MeePasswords and Q To-Do … Continue reading

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Zotero on Nexus7 in Plasma Active, Updated

I put a little more work into running Zotero on Plasma Active tablets. First of all, it is now possible to install Zotero via zypper. You can get Zotero from my xulrunner branch repository on Mer OBS. Furthermore, it now … Continue reading

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Note to self: Resize animated PNG (APNG)

Interestingly, animated PNG (APNG) files seem to be so scarce that neither Gimp nor ImageMagick support this format. In fact, it took me quite a bit of searching until I found a way to scale an animated PNG preserving the … Continue reading

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Zotero on Nexus7 in Plasma Active

Zotero, in a nutshell, is a pretty sophisticated literature management tool. It lets you, “… collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.” In this post I briefly present how I got Zotero running on the Nexus7 tablet in Plasma … Continue reading

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Nexus 7, Linux, Accelerometer, sensorfw

This is just a brief wrap up about a patch I just submitted: in a nutshell, this patch enables the practical use of the acceleration sensor on Nexus 7 in Linux. Thanks a lot to Glueckself who posted a first … Continue reading

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GTK+ Editable Menu Accelerators

One never stops learning. I was reminded of this just very recently when I discovered a very cool feature of GTK+ which I wasn’t aware off even though I have been using Linux-based OS as my main OS for more … Continue reading

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