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vala-bindings [2012/10/21 02:57]
mike [xfconf]
vala-bindings [2012/10/26 02:23] (current)
mike [Vala Bindings]
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 ====== Vala Bindings ====== ====== Vala Bindings ======
-Vala bindings can be downloaded at http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​bindings/​xfce4-vala. 
  
-Git repository ​is available ​at http://​git.xfce.org/​bindings/​xfce4-vala.+Xfce4 Vala provides bindings for the Xfce framework. 
 + 
 +[[http://​live.gnome.org/​Vala|Vala]] is a new programming language that aims to bring modern programming language features to GNOME  developers without imposing any additional runtime requirements and without using a different ABI compared to applications and libraries written in C. 
 + 
 +  * [[http://​archive.xfce.org/​src/​bindings/​xfce4-vala|Xfce4-vala download archive]] 
 +  * [[http://​git.xfce.org/​bindings/​xfce4-vala|Git repository]] 
 + 
 +The automatic generated VAPI files are available ​in the [[http://​git.xfce.org/​bindings/​xfce4-vala/​tree/​vapi|vapi]] subdirectory,​ those are usually self-explanatory.
  
-Automatic generated VAPI files are available in the directory http://​git.xfce.org/​bindings/​xfce4-vala/​tree/​vapi,​ they are self explanatory. 
 ===== libxfce4util ===== ===== libxfce4util =====
  
-The generated VAPI file covers ​for these headers.+The generated VAPI file covers these headers:
  
 libxfce4util-config.h \\ libxfce4util-config.h \\
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 //​xfce-resource.h excluded, custom VAPI.// //​xfce-resource.h excluded, custom VAPI.//
  
-  * **Xfce.Resource**:​ class with static ​functions+  * **Xfce.Resource**:​ class with static ​methods
     * deprecate XfceMatchFunc,​ match_custom,​ pop_path, push_path     * deprecate XfceMatchFunc,​ match_custom,​ pop_path, push_path
   * **Xfce.ResourceType.***:​ XFCE_RESOURCE_TYPE_* enum   * **Xfce.ResourceType.***:​ XFCE_RESOURCE_TYPE_* enum
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 //​xfce-posix-signal-handler.h excluded, custom VAPI.// //​xfce-posix-signal-handler.h excluded, custom VAPI.//
  
-  * **Xfce.PosixSignalHandler**:​ class with static ​functions+  * **Xfce.PosixSignalHandler**:​ class with static ​methods
     * Xfce.PosixSignalHandler.Callback:​ callback for set_handler function     * Xfce.PosixSignalHandler.Callback:​ callback for set_handler function
  
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 ===== garcon ===== ===== garcon =====
  
-The generated VAPI file covers ​for these headers:+The generated VAPI file covers these headers:
  
 garcon-config.h \\ garcon-config.h \\
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 ===== xfconf ===== ===== xfconf =====
  
-The generated VAPI file covers ​for these headers:+The generated VAPI file covers these headers:
  
 xfconf-binding.h \\ xfconf-binding.h \\
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 xfconf.h xfconf.h
  
-  * Custom VAPI for Xfconf.init in order to throw Xfconf.Error instead of GLib.Error +  * Custom VAPI for **Xfconf.init** in order to throw Xfconf.Error instead of GLib.Error 
-  * Rename xfconf_g_property_inside the class Xfconf.Property +  * **Xfconf.Property**: class with static methods (bind, unbind) 
-  * Drop the functions that take a va_list ​in argument +  * Drop functions that take a **va_list** 
-  * Drop the functions that take or return a GPtrArray +  * Drop functions that take or return a **GPtrArray** 
-  ​Drop xfconf_free_array +  ​* **int16** GType is not implemented (source xfconf-types.h excluded)
-  * int16 GType is not implemented (source xfconf-types.h excluded)+
  
-===== libxfcegui4 ​=====+===== libxfce4ui ​=====
  
-  * XfceAppMenuItem +The generated VAPI file covers these headers: 
-    * deprecate new_from_desktop_entry + 
-  * XfceTitledDialog +libxfce4ui-config.h \\ 
-    * drop redundant get/set methods +libxfce4ui-enum-types.h \\ 
-  * move functions from Fundamentals and Core inside respective classes +xfce-dialogs.h \\ 
-  * new class WidgetHelpers with two functions create_framebox and create_framebox_with_content +xfce-gdk-extensions.h \\ 
-  * deprecate everything else+xfce-gtk-extensions.h \\ 
 +xfce-sm-client.h \\ 
 +xfce-spawn.h \\ 
 +xfce-titled-dialog.h
  
 ===== exo ===== ===== exo =====
  
-  ​move extension functions to the class Exo.Extensions +The generated VAPI file covers these headers: 
-  ​move md5 digest functions that don't start with exo_md5_digest_* to the class Exo.Md5Digest + 
-  * move exo_str_get_md5_str function into the class Exo.Md5 +exo-binding.h \\ 
-  ​move exo_url_functions to the class Exo.Url +exo-cell-renderer-ellipsized-text.h \\ 
-  * move functions from execute.h to the class Exo.Execute +exo-cell-renderer-icon.h \\ 
-  * rename ​signal names duplicated with method names:+exo-config.h \\ 
 +exo-enum-types.h \\ 
 +exo-execute.h \\ 
 +exo-gdk-pixbuf-extensions.h \\ 
 +exo-gobject-extensions.h \\ 
 +exo-gtk-extensions.h \\ 
 +exo-icon-bar.h \\ 
 +exo-icon-chooser-dialog.h \\ 
 +exo-icon-view.h \\ 
 +exo-job.h \\ 
 +exo-simple-job.h \\ 
 +exo-string.h \\ 
 +exo-toolbars-editor-dialog.h \\ 
 +exo-toolbars-editor.h \\ 
 +exo-toolbars-model.h \\ 
 +exo-toolbars-view.h \\ 
 +exo-tree-view.h \\ 
 +exo-wrap-table.h \\ 
 +exo-xsession-client.h 
 + 
 +==== Static Classes ==== 
 + 
 +//​exo-gobject-extensions.h exo-gdk-pixbuf-extensions.h exo-gtk-extensions.h excluded, custom VAPI.// 
 + 
 +  * **Exo.Extensions**: class with static methods (exo_g_value_*, exo_gdk_pixbuf_*,​ exo_gtk_*) 
 +    * Moved all related functions ​to extensions provided by exo (gobject, gdk-pixbuf, gtk) into this class 
 + 
 +//​exo-execute.h excluded, custom VAPI.// 
 + 
 +  * **Exo.Execute**class with static methods (exo_execute_*) 
 + 
 +//​exo-string.h excluded, custom VAPI.// 
 + 
 +  * **Exo.String**: class with static methods (exo_str*) 
 + 
 +==== Name Conflicts ==== 
 + 
 +  * Rename ​signal names duplicated with method names
     * exo_icon_view_item_activated() => exo_icon_view_activate_item()     * exo_icon_view_item_activated() => exo_icon_view_activate_item()
     * ExoIconView::​select_all => all_selected     * ExoIconView::​select_all => all_selected
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     * ExoToolbarsModel::​get_item_type => item_type     * ExoToolbarsModel::​get_item_type => item_type
  
 +==== Excluded ====
 +
 +  * Utils (exo-utils.h)
 +
 +===== libxfce4panel =====
 +
 +The generated VAPI file covers these headers:
 +
 +libxfce4panel-config.h \\
 +libxfce4panel-enums.h \\
 +libxfce4panel-enum-types.h \\
 +xfce-arrow-button.h \\
 +xfce-hvbox.h \\
 +xfce-panel-convenience.h \\
 +xfce-panel-image.h \\
 +xfce-panel-macros.h \\
 +xfce-panel-plugin.h \\
 +xfce-panel-plugin-provider.h
 +
 +==== Excluded ====
 +
 +  * Xfce 4.6 macros (xfce-panel-macros-46.h)