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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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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 8

This post is actually what pushed the other two posts out the door. I wanted to write this one, but unless you understood how I got here, it would make no sense. In adding EDT numeric keypad support I’ve run headlong into a Qt design flaw I haven’t seen in years. Mainly, I haven’t seen …

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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 7

What started out as “a few tweaks” has ended up becoming something of a gut and redevelop. I’m not saying there was anything wrong with the code, it just didn’t lend itself to easily doing what I want. Now that I’ve spent quite a bit of time with it I can understand how it happened. …

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CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 6

Sorry I haven’t written in a while. Life has been busy and I’ve been hacking away at Diamond in my “spare” time. I guess I need to catch this post series up. I used GitKraken to clone the repository into ~/Projects/diamond. Then I created ~/Projects/diamond_build and ~/Projects/diamond_debug. Diamond had an additional dependency of hunspell. sudo …

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