The power of the APIs available to a linux developer is immense. To help illustrate I have a quote from … Continue Reading Taming the power of Linux development
The open source movement is quite something – people spending their own precious spare time to make the world a better place. Software that is everywhere and quite literally runs the web has it’s source code freely available to be examined, … Continue Reading Can you crowd fund open source software?
Last week I wanted to create an exciting new website. The designers I work with were all busy and, as an engineer at heart, I don’t have much of a design following in my network. So based on recommendations I … Continue Reading Shouldn’t contractors have to take risks?
Fantastic news – I’ve been voted onto the board of ScotlandIS! I’m very excited about being involved in shaping the future of Scotland’s technology scene but I’m also honoured that such a group is interested in what I have to … Continue Reading Voted onto a board!
A video of my EDI (Enlightenment IDE) presentation in Düsseldorf last month – not bad for my first E related appearance I think…
One of the great things about code developed for Linux / Unix is how portable it can be and how … Continue Reading Compiling EFL on OS X Yosemite
The open source track planning software XTrackCAD is a fantastic tool in anyone playing with model railways but without a … Continue Reading Installing XTrackCAD on OS X Yosemite
Having been satisfied with the beta releases of OS X Yosemite all I can say is that the final release is a disappointment. My machine which ran stably from one beta to the next is now rebooting due to fatal … Continue Reading OS X Yosemite final release less stable than betas
Another year another E developer day right? Almost. This time was different – I was up to present… Showing the … Continue Reading Enlightenment Dev Day 2014 – Düsseldorf
“If you want to succeed then you need to immerse yourself in the problem” – wise advice from a business … Continue Reading Accelerating the return to enlightenment (With linux on a Yoga 2 Pro)
So I mentioned before a project called EDI and I’ve been posting some info online but I never really described … Continue Reading Building an Enlightened IDE
So I’m trying out Linux for the first time in over 5 years. Mainly to get back on board with Enlightenment development, partly due to frustrations with Mac OSX and also because every software engineer should be up to speed … Continue Reading Linux, is it ready?
Or it seems like it! My latest MacBook Pro has frozen completely 3 times in the last fortnight. This machine has not been upgraded to mavericks yet either. Seems like whether or not you do the upgrade you’ve got problems … Continue Reading My Mac’s dying…
Here’s the latest screenshot of an IDE i’m putting together using the EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Libraries). You can check it out from http://git.enlightenment.org/devs/ajwillia-ms/edi.git – let me know what you think…
It is with a significant amount of excitement that myself and some colleagues at Kotikan are creating our very first … Continue Reading Creating the perfect office
Apple Computers. The renegades, the designers, the pirates, the company that “Thinks Different“, fighting big blue and bringing research projects … Continue Reading Apple… Where are you?