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GSOC: Accident Week!

Yes, that’s right. The title just goes perfectly, with these long weeks! From Week 3 to Week 7! So, first a small back story on the title. On 25th June, my semester exam ended. I was returning to my hometown, and on my way, I got into a bike accident. My right hand got bruised onto the road. Luckily, it didn’t break. But, the sheer pain was enough to make me cry....

July 20, 2024 · 2 min

GSOC: Week 1 Week 2

This is the first blog post of my GSOC journey. I will be sharing my works and experiences here. Stay tuned for more updates. In this blog, I’ll be sharing my experiences of the first two weeks of GSOC, what are the works I did, what are challenges I faced and how did I overcome them ( Did I really overcome them :P ). On my first week I tried to understand the codebase of discover first, via doing small changes....

June 15, 2024 · 3 min

Snapcraft: Adopting appstream metadata

Introduction Whatever takes time takes for good. Yeah, so, about on March I created a PR on snapcraft by canonical. It was about adopting more metadata from the parsed appstrean metadata file. The new fields that were made to parse were License Contact Issues Source Code (VCS Browser) Website Donation Link What does this change means? For publishers/snapcrafters Publishers and snapcrafters who also maintains an appstrean metadata for their app, you don’t need to maintain the metadata in your snap package separately....

May 31, 2024 · 3 min