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Public speaking for introverts

Last week I attended FOSSETCON, a new open source convention here in central Florida, and I had the opportunity to give a couple of presentations on Ubuntu phones and app development. Anybody who knows me knows that I love talking … Continue reading

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Everything is Awesome

Since the kids were at my parent’s house for a sleepover, my wife and I got to go out and have a date night.  We saw the Lego Movie.  Without the kids (both of whom love Lego).  I don’t even … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 1

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m with the rest of my team in Orlando this week for a sprint. We are joined by many other groups from Canonical, and unfortunately we didn’t have enough meeting rooms for all … Continue reading

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Ubuntu API Website gets an API of it’s own

Last week I posted on G+ about the a couple of new sets of QML API docs that were published.  Well that was only a part of the actual story of what’s been going on with the Ubuntu API website lately. … Continue reading

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My UbBloPoMo plan

So it’s not February first yet, but what the heck I’ll go ahead and get started early.  I tried to do the whole NaBloPoMo thing a year or so ago, but didn’t make it more than a week.  I hope … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Document Viewer Hackfest

Last week was certainly an exciting one, between the Ubuntu Edge campaign announcement and several coworkers being at OSCON, I wasn’t able to keep the Hack Days going.  So we’ve decided to pick up where we left off this week, … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

So you may have heard (seriously, how could you not?) that Canonical is crowd-funding a showcase phone called Ubuntu Edge.  This is very exciting for a number of reasons, which I will get to below, but first go look at … Continue reading

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Adding privacy setting support to your Unity Lens

During this latest round of arguing over the inclusion of Amazon search results in the Unity Dash, Alan Bell pointed out the fact that while the default scopes shipped in Ubuntu were made to check the new privacy settings, we … Continue reading

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Contributing to Unity for non-developers: Package patching

Bazaar is a great tool for distributed development, but distros are built on packages, and so packages are what distro developer care about.  That’s why many of you who have followed my previous blogs have probably been asked for patches … Continue reading

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The many sides of Jono Bacon

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