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Thursday, May 24, 2007
 Foundations of Gtk+ Development

Yesterday I shortly reviewed the new Gtk+ book by Andrew Krause, Foundations of Gtk+ Development, that I received as an ebook thanks to Apress.

I just searched Pango and cairo in it and read those parts. All in all, pretty good. Doesn't get into Pango at all, just defined PangoFontDescription and Pango markup and uses those with Gtk+ widgets all over the place. As for cairo, it has a short (2 3 page) intro to using cairo to draw paths.

The ebook is quite searchable which is a huge advantage over the dead=tree version. So far so good, but I doubt that I'll do a more in depth review staring at the monitor (or printing the 600+ page beast). Of course the fact that I lost my last pair of glasses this past weekend doesn't help either...

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Thanks. That's actually the most important thing I wanted to know about the book.

Kind of a bummer. I'm planning on learning more about Pango soon and I was hoping for a nice gentle intro. How would you suggest starting to learn Pango?
Thanks for the comment.

I don't know of a good Pango document other than the reference. I may try to write some...
Hi Mr Esfahbod,

I'm a boy of Iran. I'm form Amirkabir University and I study software engineering in 8th term.
I'm so interested in your works like rira and farsi calendar. I couldn't find your email so I choose this way to contact you. I'm also interested in Linux and Open Source.
my email is ar_tajary[at]Y!
Please send my your email.

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