Yearly Archive:: 2022

21 Dec 2022

UNO Data types in code and API

alsVarious data types are used in LibreOffice code and also in LibreOffice API. Here we discuss some of

3 Dec 2022

gbuild: LibreOffice build system – part 1

LibreOffice uses a build system called gbuild which uses GNU Make. Migrating from the old build

17 Nov 2022

Formatting the code in your patch for LibreOffice

Do you want to submit a patch to LibreOffice Gerrit, and you’re wondering if your code will

3 Nov 2022

Crash fixes, part 2: abort

One category of the bugs that we see in computer programs including LibreOffice is the unexpected crashes. You’re working with

24 Oct 2022

Crashes that you can fix! – EasyHack

As discussed in the “crash fixes for LibreOffice, part 1: segfaults“, bugs that lead to crash in

6 Sep 2022

Crash fixes, part 1: segfaults

One of the bugs that we see in computer programs including LibreOffice is the crash. You’re working with the application,

16 Aug 2022

ODF standard and the code – EasyHack

Open Document Format (ODF) is a standard (ISO/IEC 26300) and native file format that LibreOffice uses. OASIS developed

19 May 2022

Interacting with the Review Bot on Gerrit

Have you received “A polite ping, still working on this bug?” message on one of your Gerrit submissions?

5 May 2022

How to write a good commit message

If you have started your journey to become an experienced developer, you already know that you have to

26 Apr 2022

Supporting metafile formats: WMF/EMF/EMF+

LibreOffice supports many file formats, and among them are some raster and vector image formats from Microsoft. Metafile formats WMF,