SEP
15
2001

ZDNet: Review of KOffice 1.1

ZDNet has published a review of KOfficeTM.
Titled "KOffice falls short of Microsoft Office standard: Updated Linux
alternative to Office not ready for corporate big leagues"
, the lengthy
review takes a close and, perhaps surprisingly, fair look at the strengths
and weaknesses of KOffice. While generally lauding KOffice, its design,

JUL
26
2001

KSpread 1.1 Beta 3 reviewed

In the second part of his review (mirror), Kent Nguyen walks us through the KSpread component (mirror) of KOffice 1.1 Beta 3.

JUL
24
2001

KOffice API Reference Available

Thomas Zander has announced that the KOffice API docs are now on-line. Feel free to see this as invitation to join the KOffice team and make future versions of the office suite even better than the upcoming 1.1 release.

JUL
3
2001

KWord 1.1beta3 review

Kent Nguyen has written a very nice and entertaining review of KWord (dot mirror available) as part of a more extensive KOffice examination.

APR
11
2001

Technology Preview of Rekall DBMS

theKompany.com has announced
a technology preview release of
Rekall, a personal,
programmable DBMS for KDE. Rekall will simplify building database applications
with forms and reports. According to CEO Shawn Gordon, Rekall will have
a full complement of widgets so that applications built with Rekall will be
able to have the look and feel of any other application. He adds that Rekall

MAR
22
2001

theKompany.com Contributes Kugar to KOffice

Kugar is a business-quality report generator and includes a standalone report viewer and a KPart report viewer. Any KDE application which supports KParts (including the browser Konqueror) thus can embed the report viewing functionality. This is a great addition to the budding KOffice suite.

FEB
13
2001

Good news for KWord: Qt3 widget ported to Qt2

Back in November, Reginald Stadlbauer announced a new rich text widget for Qt. That widget could provide, he said, a very stable base for KWord. So a rich text branch of KWord was started and became the focal point of KWord development... The problem was that the new widget was only slated to appear in Qt3.

JAN
17
2001

Kivio 0.9.2 released

TheKompany has just released kivio-0.9.2.

NOV
7
2000

Kivio beta 2 now available

The second public beta of Kivio is now available from theKompany.com. Most major distributions are available and so is the source. License is now officially GPL.

theKompany.com is proud to announce the second beta release of Kivio - our premiere flowcharting tool.

OCT
18
2000

Kivio First Public Beta Available

theKompany.com is pleased to announce the first public beta of Kivio, our diagramming and flowcharting tool for Linux/KDE.

Kivio is the first and most complete diagramming tool for KDE. Kivio has been integrated into KOffice through the use of KParts. This technology preview release is the first public beta of Kivio. There is a core set of functionality and features to start getting feedback from the Linux/KDE community.

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