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OPW Weeks 4-5: GNOME Design Patterns

So I haven’t blogged for a while – but things are moving fast, and here are some updates!

Following the suggestions of my mentor, Jim Hall and the GNOME Design Team (specifically Jakub Steiner), I conducted an analysis of GNOME Apps based on… 185 more words


Hardware is here!

As discussed with my mentors, an important part of my project implies changing the driver for Intersil ISL29018 digital ambient light and proximity sensor to use proper IIO ABI and adapt the code to follow the kernel coding style. 117 more words

What is IIO?

Probably everybody knows about I/O Subsystem, but what is Industrial I/O Subsystem?

IIO is a kernel subsystem for analog to digital or digital to analog converters and related hardware. 630 more words

He's Ben 10, What's Your Superpower?

So over the weekend I decided to watch the film Their Eyes Were Watching God, an adaptation of the novel by Zora Neale Hurston. Of course for the umpteenth time, but then again a good movie never goes out of style. 464 more words

South Africa

Data Migration in Django

Changing the database is one side of the equation, but often a migration involves changing data as well;

Consider this case

BugĀ 1096431 - Able to create tasks with duplicate names.Task names should be unique… 171 more words


Two Merge so far...

Up till now I have completed first step of my task/project as an OPw intern and now I am working for second step. It is an awesome experience, asking stupid questions, loads of learning, writing open source code, making new friends who are far away. 439 more words