Monthly Archives: April 2013

Building an Ubuntu SDK App: rev 8

Back again for one more article on developing an Ubuntu SDK app.  This one might be short,  but it covers one of the cooler bits of magic that QML gives you: Transitions.  But first, be sure to read the previous … Continue reading

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Announcing the Ubuntu SDK Apps Collection

I’ve blogged three times now, here, here and here, highlighting some of the apps being written with the Ubuntu SDK.  Well after covering 44 of them, and more already popping up since yesterday’s article, we’ve decided that we need to … Continue reading

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Another Ubuntu SDK Apps roundup

The excitement around the Ubuntu SDK and application development is still going strong, both on the Ubuntu Touch Core Apps side and with independent developers. So strong, in fact, that it’s time for another round of updates and spotlights on … Continue reading

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Building an Ubuntu SDK App: rev 7

Hurray, it’s Friday!  I’ve got a somewhat lighter article to celebrate the end of the work week (sorry to those of you for whom it isn’t).  Today I’m going to cover revision 7, in which I replaced the large default … Continue reading

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Building an Ubuntu SDK App: rev 5-6

Well I’m back again, with part 4 of this series.  No, that’s not a typo in the title, this post will be primarily about revision 5 and revision 6 of my bzr branch.  What happened to rev 4?  Well it was … Continue reading

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Building an Ubuntu SDK App: rev 3

This is part 3 of an ongoing series, you should read rev 1 and rev 2 first. In this revision I make several visual improvements to the existing components, try out some new gesture-based interactions, and undergo a significant refactoring … Continue reading

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Building an Ubuntu SDK App: rev 2

In my previous article I discussed how I got started with a new Ubuntu SDK app, and how easy it was to get a listing of Reddit articles displayed in a simple list. In my second revision, I added image … Continue reading

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UDS 13.05: Ubuntu’s second online developer summit

It’s official, UDS 13.05 is coming up next month, marking our second online Ubuntu Developer Summit, and coming only two months after the last one. While going virtual was part of our transition to make Ubuntu’s development more open and … Continue reading

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Building an Ubuntu SDK App: rev 1

This is going to be the first in a series of articles about my journey into the wonderful world of Ubuntu SDK app development.  I’m no stranger to programming, or even app development on Ubuntu, but I am a stranger … Continue reading

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Core Apps: Road to October

Shortly after announcing the Ubuntu Phone, we made an ambitious and frankly unprecedented decision to make the development of the phone’s core apps a community initiative.  We weren’t just open sourcing the apps being developed by Canonical (though we did … Continue reading

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