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From Rdio to Xamarin

Last week I gave a talk on Vernacular at MonkeySpace in Boston. As Wednesday concluded, so did my last day at Rdio after nearly two years. In that time I had the pleasure of working with very bright people on … Continue reading

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Announcing Banshee 1.7.3

We’re very proud to announce the release of Banshee 1.7.3, which brings some much anticipated WebKit goodness: the Amazon MP3 Store and the Miro Podcast Directory integration. Amazon MP3 downloading is fully supported, separate from the integrated store itself. There … Continue reading

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Tarballs – Why?

More and more I begin to wonder why we generate tarballs at all these days. Is it just because it’s easy – a function of “make distcheck”? There’s certainly value in the actual distcheck process to ensure you have a … Continue reading

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Amazon MP3 Store in Banshee

I’ve landed a new extension in Banshee — an integrated Amazon MP3 Store source. This source allows you to browse, search, preview, purchase, and download music from the Amazon MP3 web site. Building on last week’s announcement of the Amazon … Continue reading

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Banshee for MeeGo

After lots of intense work and collaboration, the Netbook profile for MeeGo 1.0 has been released today. As such, I am particularly pleased to announce in conjunction that Banshee is the default and integrated media player for MeeGo. Currently, MeeGo … Continue reading

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Banshee 1.5.3 and the return of OS X support

The Banshee community is proud to announce the availability of Banshee 1.5.3! With a slew of new features and bug fixes, and a fully refreshed Mac OS X build, this is another solid release on the road to 1.6 (due … Continue reading

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Banshee Grid View

Spread out over a number of hours over the last few weeks I’ve been working on making our high-performance list view in Banshee also handle grid-style layouts. That is, all the benefits of our polished list widget with a new … Continue reading

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Mono 2.6 + MonoDevelop 2.2 on openSUSE 11.2

Fantastic news — Mono 2.6 and MonoDevelop 2.2 are out! Be sure to read the detailed Mono 2.6 release notes. If you are running openSUSE 11.2, it’s quite simple to safely update your entire Mono stack and stay up to … Continue reading

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Exciting updates on the road to Banshee 2.0

At the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit last week I demoed my new work-in-progress Netbook-focused interface to Banshee called Cubano. Cubano is designed with the Netbook in mind, but is certainly not limited to such a device. I prefer this clean … Continue reading

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Mono 2.0 wins developer product of the year award!

Congratulations to the Mono project for winning the Developer.com Product of the Year Award in the .NET Tool/Add-in category! "It is no surprise to see Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) take the prize for technology of the year; however, seeing the … Continue reading

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