Teeworlds: Online Awesomeness

  • March 12, 2009
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Okay: what rock have I been living under? Why have I not been introduced to this amazing game before? I’m serious: this game cannot be simply read about; you must download a copy and try it out for yourself. But maybe I’m getting too far ahead of myself.

The game is called Teeworlds, and it would be the result of a shooter, a 2D platformer, and some weird puffball creatures ...

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Transparent GTK Themes

  • March 7, 2009
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Compiz may be the prime suite of effects on the desktop, but it can’t go too far beyond decorating the windows themselves. What if you could give GTK+ widgets effects themselves? Depending on your theme, you may be able to.

This is a quick tip, but it requires a few things to be in place:

  • Your GTK theme must support RGBA. Murrine is the classic example of an engine that ...

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Create Site-Specific Browsers with Prism

  • March 3, 2009
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The web isn’t just about static web sites anymore. Web applications, like Google Docs, Gmail and many others, are extremely popular.

But confining an important application inside a browser window means that web applications feel like second-class citizens and can get lost amongst the browsing that you are doing.

Site-specific browsers (SSBs) are designed to solve this problem. The idea, as the name suggests, is to create a browser ...

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Welcome to 3.

  • March 2, 2009
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Ever wonder what the occasional “stay tuned, we’re working on something” messages have been at the bottom of posts? It’s been a few months in the making, but it’s finally here: the third update to FOSSwire.

Our focus this time was not new buttons and knobs, but interaction. See that login box on the right? Give it a try: type in your OpenID or click one of the providers ...

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