Monthly archives: February, 2008

What GUI Toolkit To Use?

GUI PROGRAMMING IS not something I’ve done in quite a while. At work I do embedded programming and that’s mainly also what I’ve been doing for my own personal projects. Except for some small utility applications I really haven’t done large GUI projects since MFC 6.0 was cool (if such a time ever was) ]:->….


B&O Speakers Rocks – Other Music Too

THE QUARTERLY GRAND tour of company introduction for new Bang & Olufsen employees was up today. Having started at Bang & Olufsen just this January, I attended this all day event. The introduction day included various speakers from the executives hall, a tour, and visiting various technical experts that did a “show and tell” on…


Incomprehensive Hexdump Man Page

THE HEXDUMP MAN page, I find, is not the best written example of an applications manual. I recently had a task of finding the addresses of filename encounters generated when a bunch of files were written to an uncompressed jffs2 partition. Normally I’ve been sticking to the simple hexdump -C <device> use, but grepping filenames…


Kde Crashes My VMware

KDE ON VMWARE appears to be a combination of instability. At work I’ve been running Kde on two VMware Workstation installations, one Suse 10.0 and a Debian unstable. The experience is the same for both installs where the VMware session crashes at least on time a day, but more often as much as three times…


C++ Function Hidden, Not Overloaded Nor Overridden

THE C++ INHERITANCE model can be unintuitive some times – or perhaps more correctly, its easy to get tricked by C++ in some circumstances. When having an existing code base the need sometimes comes up, that an often used class is needed with a few additional features. Not to mess with any of existing code,…


Trying KDE 4 On Windows

KDE4 ON WINDOWS is a very exiting and ambitious project of the people in the KDE project. The thought of having all those wonderful KDE applications available whether I’m on my Linux box, my Mac OS X box or even my Windows XP box is very appealing, so I had to give the new KDE-Windows…