As I've had a few new followers, by way of #introduction:
- I'm a free and open source software developer
- I contribute to #gnome, typically in the core platform libraries
- I mostly toot about my History of the GNOME project podcast (every week, on Thursday) and about my #gundam plastic models
- I try to keep my software development ranting to the bird site, but it may end up spilling over here
This list is by no means definitive, there are a great number of individuals behind @gnome keeping everything moving forwards
We often talk of programmers and designers, but what about the documenters and translators quietly working in the background?
There is no "gnome devs" - it's a bizarre group of talented people doing far more than just "dev" and often with conflicting visions yet all trying to make GNOME the best it can be
Embloggeration happened: in which I talk about experiments with #gtk documentation — https://www.bassi.io/articles/2021/02/19/documentation-changes/
The GUADEC 2021 call for participation is now open! More details on this year's #GUADEC, topic ideas, and where to submit your proposal can be found here: https://discourse.gnome.org/t/guadec-2021-call-for-participation-is-now-open/5640
All submissions are due on March 22.
Mwhahaha mine is an evil laugh
User research played a big part in GNOME 40 designs. It has helped guide specific choices that have improved the overall design and will make it a better experience for users.
Learn more about our user research in this update from the GNOME Shell & Mutter blog: https://blogs.gnome.org/shell-dev/2021/02/15/shell-ux-changes-the-research/
Watching Nausicaä reminds me that I’m long overdue a Fushigi no Umi no Nadia rewatch
Joining Friends of GNOME is one of the best ways to support GNOME projects and initiatives. These monthly donations help sustain current projects and build the future of GNOME.
Learn more about Friends of GNOME: https://us.commitchange.com/ca/orinda/gnome-foundation
Your donations to the GNOME Foundation helped support the development of GTK 4.0! Learn more about what one-time donations and Friends of GNOME help us accomplish: https://us.commitchange.com/ca/orinda/gnome-foundation
GTK 4.0 is here! After four years of hard work from our dedicated developers, GTK 4.0 was released today. Some highlights from this release include media playback, drag-and-drop, and scalable lists and grids. Learn more about what's new in GTK 4.0: https://blog.gtk.org/
GTK is at the heart of the GNOME application and software development kit. Learn more about what your support has helped the GTK team accomplish in 2020 and where we’re headed for 2021! https://www.gnome.org/news/2020/11/gtk-at-the-heart-of-gnome/
We want GNOME to be usable for everyone! In this post, Matthias dives into accessibility implementations throughout GTK (the foundational framework for GNOME UI), and updates coming with GTK4.
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