Following on from my post, "A Tiling Desktop Environment", this weekend I built a new website to document my thinking and research as I consider the comments received, try out suggestions, and look into the state of open source desktop environments. It's called Desktop Institute. You can find it at https://desktop.institute/
In my GTK travels last night I also discovered the broadway GTK backend. It renders GTK apps via a server in the browser. Here it is showing a quite responsive and faithful rendition of gedit. For more info check out the main developers blog: https://blogs.gnome.org/alexl/
Commentary from GitHub’s Semantic project on why they use Haskell. I liked the part pictured — it’s a pretty compelling sales pitch. https://github.com/github/semantic/blob/master/docs/why-haskell.md
Apple to stop shipping Ruby, Python, and Perl in future releases. “Future versions of macOS won’t include scripting language runtimes by default”. Native binaries FTW 😉 https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos_release_notes/macos_10_15_beta_release_notes
[Spectrwm] How much RAM did you say your GUI is using? https://www.reddit.com/r/unixporn/comments/bp2kfz/spectrwmhow_much_ram_did_you_say_your_gui_is_using/ #NetBSD
What I Learnt Building a Lobsters TUI in Rust https://www.wezm.net/technical/2019/04/lobsters-tui/ #Rust
Here it is with Neovim in alacritty, editing the heinous source.
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