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Aubergine – Playing with emoji

Playing with emojis At some point, I needed to copy paste emojis, but couldn’t find a good way to do it. So what does a good hacker do? Scratch an own itch. As I wrote about in the past, all

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KDE still makes Qt

A couple of years ago, I made a blog post, KDE makes Qt, with data about which percentage of Qt contributions came from people starting in KDE. Basically, how many Qt contributions are made by people who used KDE as

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Leaky lambdas and self referencing shared pointers

After a bit of a debugging session, I ended up looking at some code in a large project

The connection gets removed when the pointer inside m_foo gets de-allocated by the shared_ptr. But the connection target is a lambda

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Let Qt models meet std::vector<std::tuple<…>>

The problem So. I was stuck with a container of tuples that I wanted to see in a Qt view (QTableView, QtQuick ListView or similar). So how to do that? Another problem: I haven’t been doing fun things with templates

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R is for Randa

This week I have been gathered with 38 KDE people in Randa, Switzerland. Randa is a place in a valley in the middle of the Alps close to various peaks like Matterhorn. It has been a week of intense hacking,

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Randa day 0

Sitting on Lake Zurich and reflecting over things was a great way to get started. After spending a bit of time in a train, I climbed part of a mountain together with Adriaan – up to the snow where

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So close, but so far away

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Compilers and error messages

So. I typo’ed up some template code the other day. And once again I learned the importance of using several c++ compilers. Here is a very reduced version of my code:

And let’s start with the compiler I was

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KDE at Qt World Summit

So. KDE has landed at Qt World Summit. You can come and visit our booth and … hear about our amazing Free Qt Addons (KDE Frameworks) stories about our development tools meet some of our developers Talk about KDE in

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I accidentally the Debian menu

So quite some time ago, I filed this. After some going back and forth, it lead to this. And finally we have a conclusion. It took only two years, but now we are there. Let’s continue make Debian rock.

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