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Big improvements come from small changes

After I implemented infinite scrolling in uReadIt 2.0, I found that after a couple of page loads the UI would start to be sluggish. It’s not surprising, considering the number of components it kept adding to the ListView. But in … Continue reading

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1.0: The deadliest milestone

So it’s finally happened, one of my first Ubuntu SDK apps has reached an official 1.0 release. And I think we all know what that means. Yup, it’s time to scrap the code and start over. It’s a well established mantra, … Continue reading

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10 minute Doctor Who app

It may surprise some of you (not really) to learn that in addition to being a software geek, I’m also a sci-fi nerd. One of my current guilty pleasures is the British Sci-Fi hit Doctor Who. I’m not alone in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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