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Have you been thinking about making an app for the Librem 5 but didn't know where to start?
I wrote a tutorial blog post for getting started with designing apps for GNOME mobile (and desktop too).
The @blender community have done it again! Behold Spring, Blender's new film. Beautiful designs and fantastic effects show how you can create professional, Hollywood-grade CGI using Free Software. Congrats Blender!
Wann kann man Software guten Gewissens empfehlen?
Traduje la traducción alemana original a Español e Inglés. Espero que así más gente pueda aprender el Árabe con este deck.
The original German text got translated into English and Spanish, in the hope that it's useful to even more people.
Die deutschen Texte sind außerdem auf Englisch und Spanisch übersetzt.
Draft text of images for visually impaired:
Free Software is a great thing, because it allows users to check that apps are doing what they pretend to do. But almost nobody compiles apps themselves. Instead, binaries are used which in case of Google Play or Apple's App Store are built by the apps' developers or in case of F-Droid come from the project itself.
One day I would like to put all open-source operating systems developers in one room and put one single slide on the screen:
"There is only one Donald Knuth and you are not him.
And no, you are not even Brian Kerninghan or Dennis Ritchie¹.
Learn to manage your ego."
¹ I have actually met dmr as an 8 yr old child and asked him to explain printf() varargs to me² which he did in the kindest, gentlest, non-condescending way.
² Yes, I was taught C & Lisp aged 6. Explains things, right?
mastodonten.de ist eine Mastodon Instanz offen für alle netten Leute (über 16).
Geht gut miteinander um (und lest die Regeln wenn ihr euch nicht sicher seid, was das heißt). Wer möchte, kann auch gerne etwas spenden, um den Betrieb von mastodonten.de zu unterstützen.
mastodonten.de is a Mastodon instance open to nice people (over 16). Be excellent to each other (and read the rules if you're not sure what that means). Who would like, can donate something, in order to support the operation of mastodonten.de.