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SUSE Hack Week

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Last week was SUSE’s Hack Week – an event my employer does periodically to allow us – hard working engineers – to go wild with our wildest ideas and execute them in one week. Just like what I did at … Continue reading

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Orcus integration into LibreOffice

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Last week was SUSE Hack Week, where we SUSE engineers were encouraged to be creative and work on whatever project that we had been dying to work on. Given this opportunity, I decided to try integrating my orcus library project … Continue reading

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Ixion – threaded formula calculation library

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I spent my entire last week on my personal project, by taking advantage of Novell’s HackWeek. Officially, HackWeek took place two weeks ago, but because I had to travel that week I postponed mine till the following week. Ixion is … Continue reading

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HackWeek – Minor polish

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As some of us already blogged, the last week was a Hack Week inside Novell, where we the Novell engineers are allowed to work on whatever project we are pleased to work on. Given the opportunity, I decided to work … Continue reading

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Hack Week: Day 5 (Friday) – The last day

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Well, today was the last day of Hack Week, but unfortunately I wasn’t able to squish the remaining 20% unconverted resource files like I planned to do yesterday. I squished only 5%. This brings my conversion success rate from yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Hack Week: Day 4 (Thursday) – The joy of preprocessing macros (not!)

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Well, I didn’t have much huge achievement yesterday – day 4 of our Novell’s Hack Week. But here is a list of things I’ve done to improve the robustness of the converter script. Added support to (semi-)correctly parse the preprocessing … Continue reading

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Hack Week: .src converter to convert ~700 .src files

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So, after some discussion with Ricardo, I have decided to take on the task of writing a converter script to convert ~700 .src files into xml files, which will be used as a starting point for re-designing each and every … Continue reading

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Hack Week: Helping make OO.o’s dialog resizable

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So, this is day one for Novell’s Hack Week. This week, we, Novell hackers, are allowed to work on whatever project we like. And I chose to work on making VCL dialog resizable. Michael Meeks already did the ground work, … Continue reading

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