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Linux For Everyone Podcast Debut

Guess what!?!? Last week Jeremy White, the CEO of CodeWeavers and Andrew Eikum, a Wine Developer at CodeWeavers who focuses the majority of his work time on Proton joined Forbes’s Jason Evangelho on his Podcast, Linux For Everyone. The PodcastLinux for Everyone is a podcast about the thrilling world of desktop Linux, open source software and the community creating it. For beginners and veterans alike! Hosted by Forbes's Jason Evangelho. The EpisodeJeremy and Andrew discuss the history of Wine, the history of CodeWeavers and how our collaboration with Valve on Proton started. And that’s not all, folks. There’s more, but you’ll have to listen to the podcast (thanks marketing). Perhaps we discuss what we’re working on now, or our hopes and…

So We Don't Have a Solution for Catalina...Yet

We just finished stuffing our mouths with tacos (Tuesday + Apple Event = Taco Tuesday Event at CodeWeavers) as we watched in anticipation the Apple Event 2019. Our fingers were crossed while clenching our good luck charm(s) of choice (four leaf clovers, horseshoe charms, fuzzy dice, rabbit foot keychains and dreamcatchers) hoping that there would be a clue as to when Catalina, the latest macOS would be released. We got nothing. Except an update to their website after the Apple Event mentioning a vague  October release. Welp. At least that buys us a little bit more time than say any Tuesday in September. So no, we don’t have anything for Catalina yet, but we do have is an explanation of the technical curveballs we’ve been thrown, the…

To the Beta Tester of Our Dreams

QA Seeks Beta TestersFun loving, reliable Quality Assurance department seeks tech savvy beta testers. Must regularly use CrossOver macOS or Linux, be current with their CrossOver version and have pragmatic hope for CrossOver / Wine.  Additional benefits include having a “it’s complicated” relationship with CrossOver and a robust Linux set-up or a brand spanking new macOS. Any Good Beta Testers Out There?Do you like to take the bull by the horns? QA department interested in securing volunteer beta testers. Ideal match would be an honest hard-working technogeek, who enjoys fooling around with the latest versions of CrossOver (macOS and/or Linux). To the Beta Tester of Our Dreams —  You know who you are…technodexterous,…

Pet Project Debunks Myths About Working in Tech

20 December 2018
by Jana SchmidJana Schmid
Is working in Tech Company really defined by misogyny, greed and soullessness? This year, I took on a small creative pet project that started as a beer o’clock joke. When the project was complete, I realized that this one piece of work debunks many of the stereotypes people have about the tech industry and working in tech. “It's a booming industry filled with endless possibilities. Computer technology has come to define a large part of our culture for the past 20 years. And, of course, it's only getting bigger.”[1] Myth: It’s a one-stop shop for making millionsReality: 90% of all tech start-ups fail Perhaps the nicest car in our company parking lot (and the most fun) is our System Admin’s Mini Cooper.  We have…

What day? You don't say —It's National Video Games Day

12 September 2018
by Jana SchmidJana Schmid
It sure seems these days there is a national day for everything. And a quick Google search confirms it. Did you know there are over 1,500 national days? >>> National Day Calendar I, myself am genetically predisposed to celebrate EVERYTHING! Half-birthdays — bring it. Puppy birthday cakes — but of course! National donut day — duh! Cinco de Mayo — naturally! Leap Year — what have I got to lose? Life anniversaries — sure why not.  You get the gist. So when it popped up in my social media planning that there is a National Video Games Day, I couldn’t resist. Especially with all the work we recently have done for Proton and Steam Play. >>> Wine and Steam – A Major Milestone Did you know there…

Employee Spotlight — Anna Lasky

She admits that she would be a terrible health care worker. If you want to make her day, cook her good food and clean the dishes. She has never kept a New Year’s resolution but she could give a 40-minute presentation with absolutely no preparation on the benefits and logistics of small-scale local food operations. She will NEVER go on a road trip with a dog and a cat again and her dream car is a Pagani Zonda. And PLEASE people, stop asking her when she is getting married! She spends her days at CodeWeavers discovering and recording where CrossOver breaks — introducing Anna Lasky, one of our Quality Assurance Engineers! In her own words: I am a small-scale farm-hand turned software tester enjoying the comforts provided by making a living while…

Employee Spotlight — Ulrich Czekalla

He manages development resources at CodeWeavers with his turtle spirit animal as his co-pilot.  He could give a 40-minute presentation on the challenges of an off-grid cabin in winter, with absolutely no preparation; he will never buy two cats and a dog again. He’s a morning person, whose favorite day on the calendar is Boxing Day and least favorite sport to watch is darts. He may have seen a ghost, has never owned a waterbed and his dream car is a Google self-driving car. If you are looking for a suduko player, he’s your man, if you are looking for a karaoke partner he’s not your man. Introducing our talented Canadian Director of Development—Ulrich Czekalla. In his own words: I grew up in Toronto, Canada. I got my first computer in…

Celebrate good times, come on (Let's celebrate)

This May, CodeWeavers will celebrate its 22nd Birthday! That's right folks, we've been around for 22 years. It's time to celebrate! We will be taking the month to share with you an abundance of special offers (sign up here to stay in the know), a glance at the different facets of our corporate culture, fun facts a CrossOver macOS and Linux release and maybe a cake (who am I kidding, of course there will be cake). So stay tuned, you never know what might pop up this month. It's gonna be fun! So bring your good times and your laughter tooWe gonna celebrate your party with you Come on now! Some companies celebrate employee milestones with cupcakes, some get a special parking spot, some might get lunch with the boss, some might be blessed with…

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