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LibreOffice Development Talk at Triangle C++ Developer’s Group

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It was a pleasure to have been given an opportunity to talk about LibreOffice development the other day at the Triangle C++ Developer’s Group. Looking back, what we went through was a mixture of hardship, accomplishments, and learning experience intertwined … 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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Back from OOoCon 2007

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I just came back from OOoCon 2007. It’s great to see those folks whom I had only interacted with on mailing lists and IRCs. And I have to say talking face-to-face is way, way, way different from talking with text … 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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Trip to Prague

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I just came back from a week-long trip to the City of Prague – the capital and largest city of the Chech Republic – to participate in Novell developer’s team summit. Just saying that I had such a good time … Continue reading

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Last day at SlickEdit

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Today was officially my last day at SlickEdit. I was pretty busy all day trying to transfer knowledge to my coworkers so that they can pick up where I left off. I hope I did all I could to minimize … Continue reading

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