Thursday, September 17, 2009

First steps with Maemo 5 SDK - Stardict

It looks like there is a lot of hype about new N900. I don't think I'll be able to afford one for myself but there are still people who will need a dictionary program while they are offline.

4 hours spent to get the first working binary. And there is a huge amount of work to do:

  • read Maemo 5 HIG doc
  • change the layout of potentially everything as all the buttons are HUGE now and previous useful area got shrinked.
  • work around the bug "Xephyr crashes on clicking any editable area". Hate to have compiled/make_installed thing in my system.

And, of course, a screenshot: