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Welcome to my blog.

I am Adrien Plazas, actually studying computer science in Montpellier, France.

Here I'll write about my studies, the GNOME desktop environment and video game preservation.

I hope you'll enjoy it! =)

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Moving the Blog

I am moving this blog to greener lands: https://fediverse.blog/~/AdrienPlazas . The existing articles will remain here on Blogger, and new articles will land on the fediverse.blog Plume instance.

libhandy 0.0.10

libhandy 0.0.10 just got released, and it comes with a few new adaptive widgets for your GTK app. You can get this new version here . The View Switcher GNOME applications typically use a GtkStackSwitcher to switch between their views. This design works fine on a desktop, but not so well on really narrow devices like mobile phones, so Tobias Bernard designed a more modern and adaptive replacement — now available in libhandy as the HdyViewSwitcher . In many ways, the HdyViewSwitcher functions very similarly to a GtkStackSwitcher : you assign it a GtkStack containing your application's pages, and it will display a row of side-by-side, homogeneously-sized buttons, each representing a page. It differs in that it can display both the title and the icon of your pages, and that the layout of the buttons automatically adapts to a narrower version, depending on the available width. We have also added a view switcher bar, designed to be used at he bottom of the window: HdyView

Monster and Naoki Urasawa

Monster Thanks to summer granting me some free time, I've finally been able to complete the Naoki Urasawa's Monster manga series. If you don't know Monster, it's a psychological thriller telling the story of Dr. Kenzō Tenma, a young Japanese neurosurgeon working in Düsseldorf, who decided to save the life of the young Johan Liebert rather than the the one of the mayor the city who arrived at the hospital roughly later. His life then changed when a series of murders happened in the hospital, all of persons whose death would improve the hero's career, making him the prime suspect of these cases. But it turns out that the little boy he saved may not be innocent to this cases… This very well paced story—full of thrills and mystery and served on a background of dreadful psychological experiments—asks lots of questions about the price of life, the right to choose which life to save, the good, the bad, humanity, and ultimately, the price of death. All of that is