Monthly Archives: January 2009

Removing Pulse Audio from Ubuntu hardy 8.04 and replacing with esound and back again

Ok… My sound system has pretty much hosed ever since I installed 8.04. It hasn’t been a big deal, but my little one has been wanting to play games on my computer and it sort of stinks not having sound. … Continue reading

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Working through the zetcode wxwidgets tutorial:Device Contexts:Gradient

Ok… The air has been let out of my sails a bit with this LGPL but darn it, I made a commitment to myself that I was going to finish this tutorial….. So onewards…. So this example uses gradient, which … Continue reading

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Working through the zetcode wxwidgets tutorial:Device Contexts:Pen/Regions

Everything, is fairly straight forward in the pen example. It uses wxDC::DrawRectangle where is an abstract data class for wxPaintDC. Basically a bunch of rectangles are drawn with different patterns. The patterns are defined constructor in wxPen So… on to … Continue reading

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Qt and the game plan

Ok… So I get emailed this press release by Nokia that their changing their licensing model from GPL to LGPL..  In my little world this is a huge deal.  In my digital wanderings I stumbled on QT and started working … Continue reading

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Searching on history on wxWidgets.

Ok… It’s Sunday morning, its quite, I should really be pounding away at the zetcode tutorial, but I catch myself surfing.. Well, at least I’m surfing on topics related to wxWidgets. I found a couple of interesting links that I … Continue reading

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Working through the zetcode wxwidgets tutorial:Device Contexts:Point

This pc of sample code is sort of fun… It brings back lots of memories.. from my qbasic days…. (Oh boy… am I dating myself…) Anyway… Need to load it up and see what catches my eye. #include “points.h” #include … Continue reading

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PC’s, Memories and Electronic Recycling day.

Ok… So we electronic recycling this weekend, and my wife has people coming over so there was a slightly accelerated urgency to get my computer graveyard moved into the van.   I guess in one way of me not being able … Continue reading

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Working through the zetcode wxwidgets tutorial:Device Contexts:Simple Line

If anyone besides myself is reading this blog will notice that I’m blowing off to pieces of sample code.. Basically, I’m ignoring (for now) zetcode:widgets II: scrolled window zetcode:drag and drop. I don’t tend to use that stuff in my … Continue reading

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Working through zetcodes’s wxwidgets tutorial:Widgets II,wxNotebook

So…. One day left before I head back to work…. I really should be painting at the moment, but this is so much more fun.. Ok.. I’m looking at this applications which uses the grid control. It’s sort of cute … Continue reading

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Working through zetcodes’s wxwidgets tutorial:Widgets II,wxListbox

I’ve made it to the next section, Widgets II of the zetcode tutorial.   I’m running out of vacation time, and I probably s/b painting but, this stuff brings me pleasure.. Anyway….. bunch of things on my mind…. none of which … Continue reading

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