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Posted on 2006/10/25 16:05:24 (October 2006).

[Sunday 22nd October]
Another day just spent lolling around the flat not doing very much at all.

(there now follows a nerdy bit which any non-technical types reading will probably want to ignore)

I did at least attempt to spend my time a bit more productively today - I took a look at a cross platform application framework called wxWidgets. I'm vaguely considering starting off a new software project. Recently I've been doing more and more on the Mac, but one of the things that keeps me tethered to Windows at the moment is the fact that Photo Studio, my own program, is a Windows application. Whilst I have neither the time nor the enthusiasm to rewrite the whole thing in a cross platform type way, I have started to consider writing a new but extremely cut down version for the Mac, which just does the bits I need in order to run John's Pictures. The nice thing about wxWindows is that it lets you just write the code once, and then deploy it across three platforms (Windows/Mac/Linux), but unlike Java, with still having efficient native code and a half decent chance at a respectable looking UI.

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