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Hi-res scrolling on Linux

Smooth scrolling for all

Various Logitech mice implement hi-res scrolling. This means instead of having the content move 3 lines on each scroll click, you can scroll per-pixel using many more precise scroll events sent by the mouse. This gives you a precise and smooth experience in applications that support it. This currently requires X, as Wayland 1.20 does not yet support this. It seems Wayland 1.21 will support this, but probably in a different way. [Read More]

Reporting VBA errors

I can imagine some of you are still out there having to maintain a project built for Microsoft Access, and having all sorts of fancy features written in Visual Basic for Applications. I am one of you. So since Access is a nightmare to do proper debugging and error reporting once you’re used to modern tools, and I find I rely too much on my client to give me proper feedback, I decided to see if I can make life easier. [Read More]

Issue Labels

Keep your projects organized

This is very much work in progress I want to understand how to do useful labeling. I always have various projects in parallel, and they start to feel disorganized at times. It’s time to put stickers on them to truly see their purpose and urgency. You can find no shortage on people showing their styleguide for labeling -or tagging- issues, for their specific way of working. I have read through various sources to get to my own special flavor, as I shall present here today. [Read More]