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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 16

Now we must create a minimal GUI “Hello World” to use testing out the theory. It will also be needed as a bug report test case if this turns out to be a bug rather than “should have had this switch on when building CopperSpice.” In a terminal I did the following: In both CMakeLists.txt …

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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 15

I do apologize for the burstiness of these posts and sometimes skipping around. I don’t have much free time so I write these posts when something tends to piss me off or befuddle me. Today it was an animated gif. I got that gif from Icons8. Yes, a site generating nice simple “loading” and/or “busy” …

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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt 12

Let’s be honest. If you are a long time Ubuntu/Mint/YABU user you want a Debian package that fully installs. When it is a text editor you want to be able to select it as the default editor for various source files. You want to be able to add it to the “favorites” list so you …

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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 10

The real problem with not creating The Four Holy Documents up front is that you tend to get distracted by bright shiny objects. As you learned in my last post I decided to give Diamond a Debian build script/process. I’ve done a few of these over the years and firmly believe both CopperSpice and Diamond …

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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 9

Yeah, it’s been a while. Life keeps getting in the way of actually writing something here. I’m also migrating from BlueHost.com through HostGator.com to inMotion hosting service. That gets its own blog post once complete. Despite all of that, a lot of code has changed in the repo. Just be sure you choose the diamond-themes …

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