Front Page Rumours of Intel “pausing” MeeGo work – not true they say A number of sites have picked up a news story quoting unnamed “industry sources” saying that Intel will temporarily halt work on MeeGo, to focus on OEMs requiring Android and Windows.
Front Page Future of Nokia's PySide project for Python & Qt PySide was a Nokia-led project to produce a more liberally licenced set of Python Qt bindings (compared with PyQt).
Front Page Upcoming vote for Maemo Community Council and referendum on the future of maemo.org One of the bigger long-term issues resulting from the Elopocalypse in February is the status of maemo.org and its funding through next year. RM Bauer is looking to have a conclusion to these issues with a referendum as part of the election of the next Community Council: “Community members should be considering whether they want to stand for Council.
Yoann Lopes blogged recently about Text Rendering in the QML Scene Graph using distance field alpha testing. This technique brings smoothly scalable fonts with fast OpenGL rendering to Qt5. Distance field is of course not limited for just fonts (although they are the most usual use-case), same technique can be used also with suitable images
Ed Page recently blogged about his idea to improve the Swipe UI.
Over my desk at work I have a sign that says “On my deathbed I would design a better deathbed”. I’ve been using the N950 now for several weeks and I can’t help thinking about how I would do things differently.