Qt state machines and automatic timed transitions

In the interest of full disclosure: this post is related to what I do for a living, development of and for embedded systems. I work for Semcon, but they don’t make me wear a suit and tie so these are my words, and mine alone. A bit of background info In a recent project we …

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LXDE and multiple screens: replacing lxrandr with a script

When using Gnome3 I was really impressed with the support for multiple screens. Then I switched to LXDE and was very disappointed in that desktop’s support for multiple screens. In fact so disappointed that I sat down and read the man-page for ‘randr’ and hacked up the following script: #! /bin/bash   cmd=$1; shift   …

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Shelltestrunner to the rescue

A little while ago shelltestrunner was announced on haskell-cafe. At the time I was slowly losing hope on ever getting decent test coverage in cblrepo using HUnit. Using something like shelltestrunner could be an easier and more workable solution, especially since what cblrepo needed most in the short term is a bit of integration testing. …

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Compiling U-Boot for use in QEMU (VersatilePB)

Since I’m now working a bit with embedded systems I thought I’d take a look at compiling for one of the ARM-based machines that QEMU supports. I settled for VersatilePB after finding this old-ish article. Rather optimistically I thought that maybe, just maybe things had change in a year and that the limitation of flash …

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-07-11

Underbart i #gp idag: Filmer och böcker skall ha ordentliga slut. Annars har någon inte gjort sitt jobb. # När "alternativ medicin" har bevisats fungera, så kan vi helt enkelt kallat den "medicin". #svtdebatt # När en typ av "alternativ medicin" har bevisats fungera, så kan vi helt enkelt kalla den "medicin". #debatt # Google+ …

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