GNOME Journal Issue 23, GNOME 3 edition, now out

We’ve now published a new edition of GNOME Journal! This one focuses on the launch of the 3.0 version of your favorite desktop environment. You can read these now at http://gnomejournal.org :

* “Letter From The Editor”: Editor-in-Chief Paul Cutler celebrates the release, and discusses innovation, pain, and history.

* “How We Got Here: A Design History of GNOME 3 & the Shell”: Daf Harries asks designers Jon McCann and Jakub Steiner the hard questions.

* “PyGTK, GObject, and GNOME 3″: Sumana Harihareswara interviews Tomeu Vizoso and John “J5″ Palmieri about PyGTK, GObject, introspection and PyGObject. What’s new, what’s been surprising, and what’s next?

* “The Two Most Urgent Tasks: Simplicity and a Keyboard”: Cathy Malmrose of Linux hardware firm ZaReason asks the GNOME community to solve the two biggest pain points she sees.

* “Fonts in GNOME 3: Cantarell, Tweaking, and Trailblazing”: Nicolas Spalinger explains why Cantarell is more than just a font — it’s a symbol of a whole new design process. And he shows you how to tweak the font settings in GNOME 3.

The GNOME Journal features original content and commentary for and by the GNOME community. All articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. Please feel free to translate, podcast, repost, etc.

Thanks to the authors, our interviewees, the GNOME sysadmin team, and my fellow editors! And thanks to the hundreds if not thousands of contributors who have put their energy into GNOME 3.

GNOME Journal: http://gnomejournal.org

Sumana Harihareswara
GNOME Journal release organizer
http://www.harihareswara.net

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