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  • GammaRay 2.11.1 Release

    We have released version 2.11.1 of our Qt application introspection tool GammaRay. The changes mainly focus on establishing full compatibility with Qt 5.14 as well as bugfixes and performance improvements, but there’s also a few new features.

    Areas most affected by changes in Qt 5.14 are the inspection of Qt Quick software rendering, deployment on Android and signal monitoring. We also fixed a major performance issue that can be caused by interference between the newly added event monitor in GammaRay 2.11 and the Qt Quick remote view feature, as well as the in-app widget overlay causing layouting issues when applied to a QSplitter. The Qt 3D geometry inspector now has a OpenGL ES2 fallback implementation in case your host machine doesn’t support OpenGL 3, and the event monitor can now also visualize event propagation in Qt Quick’s input handling.

  • When do you code?

    Recently, we published an article about why developers prefer to code at night. Author Matt Shealy highlighted the many benefits of nocturnal programming including the quiet time and space for creative thinking.

    An optimal time of day to code is far from an absolute science. There is evidence to support we all work from a circadian rhythm, but that does not mean we all work on the same clock when it comes to productivity.

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    Now I have a todo list command-line script. I want to have a to-do list for my wikipedia editing activities, a to-study list for math I want to study sparely, a to-study-or-to-code in computer programming and maybe a to-read list for books.

  • Azul Systems Extends Open Source Java Offerings with a new Zulu Distribution of OpenJDK 14

    Azul Systems (Azul), the leader in Java runtime solutions, has announced the general availability (GA) of its Zulu release of OpenJDK 14 builds that are compliant with the Java SE 14 standard.  Zulu 14 is available in a wide variety of package types spanning multiple operating systems and is available for immediate free download from Azul’s website.

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