recently pleasantly surprised me (and probably others) by announcing that he has committed C bindings for the KDE3/Qt3 libraries to KDE's CVS.
Richard generated the C bindings automatically using a hacked kdoc, with relatively little
After a two month hiatus, I am happy to report that Aaron J. Seigo is back with
another issue of his fabulous Kernel
Cousin KDE. This issue, which covers the week of October 8-14,
touches on wide-ranging topics such as KDE3, some new KIO Slaves, a new KDE
is KDE's interprocess communication (IPC)/remote procedure call (RPC)
technology. DCOP provides a simple protocol with authentication over TCP/IP
or Unix domain sockets. Two new complementary tutorials on DCOP have just been made available
at the KDE developer site. The first
I was recently hired by SuSE to focus on optimizing KDE, and as part of my work, I have written an analysis of KDE memory usage based on Waldo Bastian's previous paper concerning GNU/Linux linker issues and KDE startup-performance. As it turns out, the linker issues examined by Waldo do indeed have an effect on the memory usage of C++ applications compiled and linked under GNU/Linux.
I have written a small article that demonstrates the use of KParts. You can find the article here. The tutorial demonstrates the ease with which KParts can be embedded in applications, and discusses their use in KOffice. This article should also be a great way for developers to get up to speed with this powerful KDE technology.
Aaron J. Seigo is back with
another issue of Kernel Cousin
KDE, Issue #20 for Aug. 10. Due to Zack's vacation, the issue
is temporarily being hosted here. Check it