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Working hard in Orlando: Last day

We wrapped up the last day of our sprint with a new team photo.  I can honestly say I couldn’t think of a better group of people to be working with.  Even the funny looking guy in the middle. I … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 4

Second to last day of the sprint, and we’ve been shifting gears from presenting ideas and brainstorming to making solid plans and bringing all the disparate pieces together.  The result is looking very, very promising. I started out this morning … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 3

Today we had a lot of good discussions around app development, starting off with an update on the state of GoLang support and what was needed to get the Go/QML bridge packaged and available for people to start using. From … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 2

Another day packed with meetings and discussions today.  Here’s some of the highlights: We decided that SDK version numbering should mirror distro numbering, so instead of Ubuntu SDK 2.0 we will have Ubuntu SDK 14.04. We worked out more details … 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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Core Apps Update: Weather

This is the fourth in a series of posts highlighting the work being done on the Ubuntu Touch Core Apps.  I’ve been slacking a bit lately, and haven’t been publishing these as often as I had originally planned.  But now … Continue reading

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Core Apps Update: Calendar

Yesterday I posted the first in a new series of Core App Update, featuring the Clock App’s development.  Today I’m going to cover the status of the Calendar Calendar Features Calendar View The calendar now provides several different views you can choose … Continue reading

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Core Apps Update: Clock

The Ubuntu Touch Core Apps project is a new kind of collaboration between Canonical and the wider Ubuntu community, with a goal of developing high-quality applications for Ubuntu Touch. A couple of months ago I set out the Core Apps … Continue reading

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Quickly: Reborn

UPDATE: A command porting walk-through has beed added to the documentation. Back around UDS time, I began work on a reboot of Quickly, Ubuntu’s application development tool.  After two months and just short of 4000 lines of code written, I’m … 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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