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Re: Introduction


Very welcome, Ben!

As you know, I have Win7+MinGW for making win32 binaries...maybe I'm still
the only one?

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 8:16 PM, Dan Cavanagh <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Welcome, Ben!
> Dan Cavanagh
> Composer, pianist, educator
> -------- Original message --------
> Subject: [Brewtarget-devs] Introduction
> From: Ben Werbowyj <ben.werbowyj@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: brewtarget-devs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> CC:
> Hello Brewtarget developers,
> I thought I'd send around a brief email introducing myself. Hopefully this
> is an appropriate use of the mailing list.
> A little background about myself - I am a long time brewer (15+ years) and
> a "part time" programmer/engineer. I like to tinker and get to the nuts and
> bolts of a process to understand it (probably the engineer in me). I have
> used a few different brewing software tools in my time as a brewer, and I
> feel that Brewtarget is up there with some of the top competitors. Most
> attractive to me is that it is open source.
> I've been emailing Philip over the last week or so to get some guidance in
> setting up my development environment on a Windows 7 PC. At present I have
> set up with MinGW (V4.4) and Qt4.8.4. I can build the project (somewhat
> successfully) and test out some minor changes to the code. If anyone else
> has a MinGW setup with Windows 7 I would like to talk to you about some odd
> problems I have.
> I have a couple of ideas of features that I believe would be a good
> addition to the software which I can expand on in later posts, and I'm
> happy to put a bit of time into some low priority bugs to get them cleaned
> up.
> My knowledge of Qt is limited, but I've been working through the reference
> documentation and it's very good so hopefully I can pick up what I need to
> as I investigate the code.
> Look forward to working with you on the project,
> Ben
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