every project share something in common. That something in common save us lazy programmer a lot of time. Here is a nice article about this
Here is a very interesting tutorial on how to create your own applet.
by using gtk_label_set_markup()
gtk_widget_modify_fg(widget, GTK_STATE_NORMAL, &color);
From Dov Grobgeld
a major rewrite (using gob2 actually) where the image annotation model has been changed so that the image is provided to the user of the widget before it is drawn to the screen.
interesting post on firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
void busy_stuff ()
gint x, y;
cursor = gdk_cursor_new(GDK_WATCH);
display = gdk_display_get_default();
window = gdk_display_get_window_at_pointer(disp, &x, &y);
/* do time-consuming stuff here */
gdk_cursor_unref() prevent memory leak