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shundhammer/qphotoview: Qt-based photo viewer that concentrates on what photographers need.
I like how salty this guy is about all the "other" Linux image viewers. Gave a shoutout to 'xv' though!
qt  photo  viewer  multimedia  photography  opensource  gui  needshelp 
september 2019 by kme
Working on CityDesk, Part Five – Joel on Software
4. If You Can Only Do One Platform, Do Windows.

I’d love to have a Mac version and a Linux version, but they are not good uses of limited resources. Every dollar I invest in CityDesk Windows will earn me 20 times as many sales as a dollar invested in a hypothetical Mac version. Even if you assume that Mac has a higher percentage of creative and home users, I’m still going to sell a heck of a lot more copies on Windows than I could on Mac. And that means that to do a Mac version, the cost had better be under 10% of the cost of a Windows version. Unfortunately, that’s nowhere near true for CityDesk. We benefit from using libraries that are freely available on Windows (like the Jet multiuser ACID database engine and the DHTML edit control) for which there are no equivalents on the Macintosh. So if anything, a Mac port would cost more than the original Windows version. Until somebody does something about this fundamental economic truth, it’s hard to justify Mac versions from a business perspective. (Incidentally, I have said time and time again, if Apple wants to save the Mac, they have to change this equation.)

And don’t get me started about Linux. I don’t know of anyone making money off of Linux desktop software, and without making money, I can’t pay programmers and rent and buy computers and T1s. Despite romantic rhetoric, I really do need to pay the rent, so for now, you’re going to have to rely on college kids and the occasional charitable big company for your Linux software.
devel  gui  webui  webapps  windows  perspective  mac  crossplatform  economics 
july 2019 by kme
Crow Translate
A simple and lightweight translator that allows to translate and speak text using Google, Yandex and Bing.
translation  app  crossplatform  qt  gui  alternativetto  goldendict 
june 2019 by kme
GitHub - jeromerobert/pdfarranger: Small python-gtk application, which helps the user to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface
Via: https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/12/pdfarranger-merge-split-rotate-crop-or.html
Small python-gtk application, which helps the user to merge or split pdf documents and rotate, crop and rearrange their pages using an interactive and intuitive graphical interface - jeromerobert/pdfarranger
pdf  gui  pygtk  python  utility  software 
june 2019 by kme
Floating windows not docking in main window · Issue #984 · sqlitebrowser/sqlitebrowser · GitHub | https://github.com/
Details for the issue I can't get a floating window to dock at the main window's borders. Hovering the dock above the main window has no effect. Useful extra information Double clicking on the title bar of a floating window correctly doc...
sqlitebrowser  qt  gui  sqllite  dba  database  bug  annoyance  needshelp 
march 2019 by kme
GitHub - brrd/Abricotine: Markdown editor with inline preview | https://github.com/
What I like about this one (even though Hundred Rabbits' "Left" has this feature) is the TOC sidebar.

However, it has a security problem (you need to disable iframe and image preview in the 'config.json'), detailed here: https://github.com/brrd/Abricotine/issues/254
markdown  editor  previewer  textediting  gui  mac  osx  electron  crossplatform 
december 2018 by kme
Sqliteman - sqlite developer/admin tool
tl;dr: use http://sqlitebrowser.org/

Source code is here () and binaries are here (https://sourceforge.net/projects/sqliteman/files/).

If this guy's legit, dev needs to get his shit together, because it's sketchy when things point all over the place, he's asking for money transferred via IBAN, and there hasn't been an update since 2010.
sqlite  gui  qt  dba  utility  software  crossplatform  sketchy 
november 2017 by kme
GitHub - nteract/nteract: Interactive literate coding notebook!
The second command really *is* necessary:
At least for now, we need the python 3 kernel installed when hacking on nteract:

python3 -m pip install ipykernel
python3 -m ipykernel install --user
python  ipython  ipythonnotebook  jupyter  repl  mac  osx  gui 
december 2016 by kme
[Tutor] How to disable Resizing in Tkinter.
If you created your window with the command: root = Tk() then the following line will disable resizing: root.resizable(0,0) This tells the window that it it can't be resized in the x or y direction.
python  tcltk  tkinter  gui  solution 
december 2016 by kme
IDLE and tkinter with Tcl/Tk on macOS | Python.org
In either case, the dynamically linking occurs when tkinter (Python 3) or Tkinter (Python 2) is first imported (specifically, the internal _tkinter C extension module). By default, the macOS dynamic linker looks first in /Library/Frameworks for Tcl and Tk frameworks with the proper major version.
python  tkinter  tcltk  gui  mac  osx  solution 
december 2016 by kme
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