Ok, so it’s time to merge the trunk revisions of Rosegarden onto the mingw branch that I’ve created which makes the Rosegarden for Windows build available. This process is done of course in Windows and traditionally I’ve used the excellent QtCreator alongside Tortoise SVN to handle the source control side of things. Aside from that … Read more Merging Rosegarden
Of course a lot of the software job is maintaining things. We don’t get to work on new code that often so we have to deal with code other people have written, or code that we’ve written a long time ago. And how to best describe this activity? Well if you’re lucky, or if you’re … Read more Annoyance of Maintenance
One of the more interesting things about writing an IDE from scratch because you end up at points where you can see how other people did things and making perhaps the same decisions as them, perhaps different ones. For example I’m just looking at indentation and bracketing in the text editor for Friendlier. When you … Read more How we do Indenting
After a little fiddling I’m imported my Subversion repository to Mercurial and I’ve just started playing around with Easy Mercurial. Nice.
A long long time ago I was quite heavily involved in developing a piece of open source software called Rosegarden (the history of which is pretty well documented). It was, and still is, a piece of software that helps you compose, record and create music and it originally came into being during a final year … Read more To Kickstart or not to Kickstart?