Adam Fontenot

Hi! I’m a graduate student in philosophy. Thank you for visiting my website, which hosts my personal blog. If you would like professional information or to contact me directly, please visit my about page. I also have an RSS feed you can follow to subscribe to this blog.


They static now? They static now!

27 February 2024 · Adam Fontenot

This blog is now static HTML, instead of Flask. I briefly recount how I implemented the conversion.


Improving font rendering in old UI toolkits with a one line Pango patch

11 April 2023 · Adam Fontenot

I enabled subpixel positioning in GTK 2 and GTK 3 applications with a one line patch to the Pango library.


LibreOffice 7.4 has a new approach to text rendering

18 August 2022 · Adam Fontenot

After many years of weird text rendering issues in LibreOffice, many problems have now been solved. Let's explore the changes and look at some before / after images.


Statistics-assisted weight loss with pyWeight

11 April 2022 · Adam Fontenot

I lost about 80 pounds on a scientifically credible diet plan I developed myself, using a software program I wrote for the purpose and have open sourced. I discuss the scientific justification behind the program's method and algorithms, and offer other observations around weight loss.



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