GtkSpinButton Glade GTK C Program

How to use a GtkSpinButton in a GTK+ 3 application written in C using Glade user interface designer. This tutorial shows how to build a GTK+3 application that allows a user to enter a number in a GtkSpinButton widget. Clicking a button in the application reads the value from the spin button widget and writes … Continue reading GtkSpinButton Glade GTK C Program

How to Install Qt 5 Development Tools in Linux

When starting Qt 5 application development in Linux it is necessary to first install Qt 5 development tools. Qt Creator is the IDE used to develop Qt applications. In order for Qt Creator to be able to build Qt applications, library files, header files and a C++ compiler must be installed. This article shows how … Continue reading How to Install Qt 5 Development Tools in Linux

Compiling GLib C Programs

GLib is a utility library required by GTK+, but which can also be used independently in non-GUI applications. This article shows how to compile C programs that use GLib in Linux. It also shows how to install the correct documentation for the version of GLib installed on the system and how to find the version … Continue reading Compiling GLib C Programs

Configure Apache for Local Web Development

How to configure Apache 2 web server on a local Linux computer for local web development. Configure Apache to host multiple local web sites for web development on Linux Mint or Ubuntu. The previous blog post describes how to set up a LAMP stack on a local Linux computer. This post shows how to set … Continue reading Configure Apache for Local Web Development

How to Install a Local LAMP Stack on Linux

How to install a local LAMP stack on a Linux Mint or Ubuntu computer for local PHP and MySQL development or for development on a local WordPress website. Why Install a LAMP Stack? When developing PHP web pages and applications on a local Linux computer it is necessary to install a local web server and … Continue reading How to Install a Local LAMP Stack on Linux

How to Install the GCC C++ Compiler on Linux Mint

If you try to compile C++ code on a Linux Mint or Ubuntu computer using gcc, the compile will fail. C++ code needs to be compiled using the g++ compiler which must first be installed. This article explains how to install the GCC C++ compiler on Linux Mint and Ubuntu based systems. Trying to compile … Continue reading How to Install the GCC C++ Compiler on Linux Mint

GTK+ 3 Reference Manual in Devhelp Viewer

The GTK+ 3 Reference Manual can be viewed locally on a Linux computer in a program called Devhelp. When developing GTK+ 3 applications a local copy of the documentation can be very helpful. A previous article explained how to get on-line and off-line help for GTK+ using a web browser. Devhelp is an alternative application … Continue reading GTK+ 3 Reference Manual in Devhelp Viewer

GTK 3 C Code Hello World Tutorial using Glade 3

In this easy tutorial for beginners, a simple “Hello World” program is created using GTK+ 3 and programmed in the C programming language. Glade 3 is used to create the GUI window, button and text label in this GTK 3 C code hello world tutorial. The image below shows the windowed Hello World application made … Continue reading GTK 3 C Code Hello World Tutorial using Glade 3

GTK+ 3 Help Finding GTK3 Documentation

GTK3 documentation help files, known as the GTK+ 3 reference manual, can be installed on a Linux system providing a local copy of this reference. The advantage of installing the files locally on a system is that the documentation matches the version of the GTK+ 3 toolkit library that is installed on the system. Installing … Continue reading GTK+ 3 Help Finding GTK3 Documentation

Installing GTK 3 and Glade Development Tools in Linux

When developing projects using the Glade user interface designer and GTK+ 3, the Glade application and the GTK library must be installed on the development computer. This article shows how to install these components on a Debian based Linux distribution such as Linux Mint or Ubuntu. Installing GTK 3 and Glade development tools in Linux … Continue reading Installing GTK 3 and Glade Development Tools in Linux