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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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The Glade Client for Developing in GNOME

If you prefer to use GNOME and its development tools, the Glade GTK+ GUI builder can help you save time and effort when building a basic skeleton for a program. You launch Glade from the desktop panel’s Programming menu.

When you launch Glade, a directory named Projects is created in your home directory, and you see a main window, along with two floating Palette and Properties windows (see Figure 43.2, which shows a basic GNOME client with a calendar widget added to its main window). You can use Glade’s File menu to save the blank project and then start building your client by clicking and adding user interface elements from the Palette window. For example, you can first click the Palette window’s Gnome ...

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