I'm actively recruiting volunteer devs for a native Signal / Signal-like client in Gtk, in the hopes that we can bring it to the @Purism Librem 5 phone. Please contact email@example.com if interested.
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The @GetTogetherComm project is making an open source federated alternative to MeetUp.com.
You can already use their first instance (https://gettogether.community) but they need help with building the federation side of things, so that instances can link together and with the rest of the Fediverse.
If you're a coder and interested in helping, you may want to take a look at this post:
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We still have a tech position open at the Freedom of the Press Foundation (a nonprofit): a Sr. Software Engineer position to work on SecureDrop, the open source whistleblower platform used by 65+ media organizations, originally developed by the late Aaron Swartz.
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WriteFreely lets you self-host a single federated blog or a community of blogs. It's written in Go / #golang, it's lightweight, and runs everywhere -- even on a Raspberry Pi! (We tried 😁)
We just launched v0.1 this weekend, and v0.2 is already coming out early this week. You can try a full demo here: https://pencil.writefree.ly
Get started with hosting or find a permanent instance here: https://writefreely.org
3D game in ASCII art https://peertube.mastodon.host/videos/watch/9352fc2f-b70b-4233-a2f2-8e40b3b2b405
Godot: making new objects at runtime (instancing) https://peertube.mastodon.host/videos/watch/6736e5d8-9337-47a5-9e1d-efcc54cf7d3f
Elm makes me happy (updated for Elm 0.19) https://peertube.mastodon.host/videos/watch/fff22afe-fa0e-4179-9916-32f3084fef4f
Elm makes me happy (updated for Elm 0.19) video
Series: Snake in Elm, Elm makes me happy, Elm Basics, Elm Unit Test, Elm JSON With up-to-date examples, and anecdotes from the last couple of years of continuing to enjoy writing web pages in Elm, here's a new version of my Elm advert: Slides: Elm makes me happy slides.[...]
Godot: make new objects at runtime (instancing) video
My Godot 3 game is progressing, and I am starting to think I am actually writing the level editor. Here's how I wrote code to make new versions of existing objects (by converting them to scenes): Godot version: v3.0.6.stable.official.8314054[...]
You must rewind your incoming buffer when you fail to encode a character in a CharsetEncoder or you’ll get an IllegalArgumentException
I am writing a CharsetEncoder in Java, which is my kind of fun. I was getting a mysterious error when I identified that I could not encode certain characters: Exception in[...]
Trump's acting attorney general: Judges should be Christian with a "biblical view of justice" https://boingboing.net/2018/11/08/trumps-acting-attorney-gener.html
Godot: Drag-and-drop of physics objects https://peertube.mastodon.host/videos/watch/c6a50625-b66c-441d-8811-d27356826ef1
Godot: Dragging and dropping physics objects video
Series: 2D Shapes, drag and drop Continuing to explore the Godot 3 game engine. I want to make a game where you drag blocks around and balance them on each other, but I couldn't find much documentation on how to drag-and-drop objects (except menu UI elements), and especially I found quite a few wrinkles when…[...]
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