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One month of flying
It has been a month since I started working in my own business. My former employer has been very kind and let me explore this while on a leave of absense, i.e. I have somewhere to return to.
So, it is kind of stupid to write about these things afterwards, but the time before a conference is always filled with preparations and far too much time spent in OO.o Impress.
Warning - broken links ahead
So, the day finally came when I switched from a fairly broken and badly styled MediaWiki-based web page to a WordPress-based one instead. This not only means better management abilites, a working search engine, a proper editor, etc. It also means that links are broken. I don't write are likely to be - there are broken links out there as I have not migrated all contents. If you run into one - feel free to tell me and I'll try to sort it out.
The result from this move will hopefully be a more professional presence on the web for my part. Unfortunately I do not have the time I want to polish the site - now I have to prepare my workshops (1, 2) for FSCONS. These events always seems to be so far away into the distant future when I sign up for them - and now it is only two weeks left...
Off to DevDays
I'm packing and trying not to forget anything, because my brain will be in auto-pilot-mode tomorrow at 4:50 when the taxi comes around to start my journey to DevDays'09 in Munich.
I've finally made the switch on one of my working, production mode, computers. The switch from KDE 3.x to 4.2.2 (I think - whatever Kubuntu comes with). I must admit having been sceptical to all the hype about plasma here, plasma there. Social desktop? I want my old workstation look and feel - I thought.
I absolutely love KDE 4. There is so much new, but everything that is different feels intuit. My very favorite feature is, this far, the device notifying plasmoid. Not having to show the desktop to mount, open or unmount my USB-stick is just - smart and intuit.
Now all I have to do is to find out how to change the clock to a 24h mode... (just noticed, taking the screenshot, after using the desktop for a week...)
Speaking - live!
I just saw that Prashanth Udupa has published a guide to writing QtCreator plug-ins - nice!
NeHe on OpenGL
I just saw that Wesley has started to port the NeHe OpenGL tutorial to Qt post 1, post 2 and post 3. Great work! I did that back in the Qt 3 days - so perhaps this can be of interest: NeHe chapters 1-12.
As for the Independent Qt Tutorial. It was a while since I updated, and it only applies to Qt 3. Way back we started to move digitalfanatics.org to a wiki format (yes, it is damn ugly), but the tutorial hasn't been moved yet - thus the lack of incorporated updates.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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