Anyone going to use shaders in xfdashboard?

Stephan Haller nomad at
Fri Sep 12 19:02:57 CEST 2014

Ahhh ... I forgot. If anyone has improvements for the default theme -
regardless if it uses shaders or not - please share.


Am Freitag, den 12.09.2014, 18:59 +0200 schrieb Stephan Haller:
> Hi to all themers out there,
> is anyone going to use shaders for the new effects in xfdashboard? I
> have no knowledge about shaders and what is needed. That's why I ask.
> What are the requirements to use shaders in a convenient way?
> Currently you can set the class of an effect to ClutterShaderEffect but
> the "source code" of the shader has to converted to XML with entities
> like '&' or a simple '&' etc and set as value for the appropiate
> node.
> What about variables?
> So many questions I cannot answer myself because I really don't know
> anything about shaders.
> If anybody out there is theming xfdashboard please do not hesitate to
> get in contact with me. I really would like to help even if my design
> capabilities are very limited as you can see at the default theme of
> xfdashboard ;)
> Cheers,
> Stephan
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