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FOSDEM and GTK Hackfest 2019

FOSDEM 2019This year was my second time at FOSDEM and it was both exhausting and a lot of fun!I went from Montpellier to Brussels in TGV, via the direct line connecting the two cities. I love high speed trains, they are comfy, you can bring lots of baggage, you are not probed, you can see the countryside, they typically connect the center of cities, and they even have Wi-Fi and power plugs! 🤯 Thanks to that, I have been able to bring the booth box that was sitting at my house since Capitole du Libre 2018 for free!In a tramway in Montpellier, with the GNOME booth box, Librem 5 devkits, and my stuff. I spent the vast majority of my time helping on the GNOME booth, I helped a tiny bit on the GNOME newcomers workshop where I add the chance to meet Jorge Creixell, which resulted into a merge request, and I played a bit with a Librem 5 devkit. Oh, and in two FOSDEMs I managed to attend zero talks.The most important thing for me has been hanging out with colleagues and friends, some of which…

My Name is Handy, Lib Handy

Libhandy 0.0.7 just got released! I didn't blog about this mobile and adaptive oriented GTK widget library since the release of its 0.0.4 version three months ago, so let's catch up on what has been added since.List RowsA common pattern in GNOME applications is lists, which are typically implemented via GtkListBox. More specific patterns arose, where rows have a title at the start, an optional subtitle below it, actions at the end and an icon or some other widget like a radio button as a prefix. These rows can also be expanded to reveal nested rows or anything else that fits the need.So far every application using these patterns implemented the rows by hand for each and every row. It made using these a bit cumbersome and it led to inconsistencies in sizing, even inside a single application. To make these patterns easier to use, we implemented HdyActionRow, HdyComboRow and HdyExpanderRow. HdyActionRowThe action row is a simple and flexible row, it lets you give it a title, a sub…