what you see is important, how you see it is even more

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In case you miss it, Benjamin just added Google Suggest to Arora, within hours after I showed how to do it in Qt Labs. His BSD-licensed Google Suggest implementation is very lightweight, it is pretty trivial to integrate it to most common applications. Screenshot follows (click to enlarge):

I was blindfolded but now I’m seeing

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Two (old) tricks for the price of one. Well, since it takes two to Tango anyway. The first is to make your window movable by dragging, especially if the window does not have a title bar (remember the classic WinAmp?) or use a custom-drawn one (Google Chrome is the prominent example here). To make the… Read more »

I can see it’s coming, like a serenade of sound

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The initial version of WYSIWYG editor based on QtWebKit (see my post on Qt Labs for details) apparently works pretty well. There are rough edges here and there, something which need fixing, but overall I am quite happy. Live editing a web page opens a whole new possibilty. For an HTML-based help system, you can… Read more »

bias

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Readers of my blogs might notice the remark "heavy corporate bias" [1] which was the most interesting comment after I showed the result of JavaScript benchmark test. Interesting? Because I work for Nokia [2] and none of the product shown in that benchmark result is from Nokia. Of course I am not stupid. It is… Read more »

sate kelapa

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A dish that is on the prominent position of my must-eat list (when I am on vacation) is sate kelapa (or in its local variant known as sate kelopo). This is like the usual satay, except that it is sprinkled with coconut rasp (hence the name, kelapa is coconut) before being grilled, thus giving its… Read more »