AUG
6
2007

aKademy 2007: Text Layout Summit

aKademy 2007 hosted two mini-summits, one for Schools and Education and one for Text Layout. The Text Layout Summit was a true cross platform event, and followed from the one last year at the Gnome Summit. Text layout is a complex area requiring advanced knowledge of dozens of different writing methods. With funding from The Linux Foundation they brought together people from Pango, Qt, IBM ICU (Intl.

JUL
31
2007

Will Stephenson Talks KDE 4 on Novell Open Audio

The current edition of Novell Open Audio podcast features an interview with KDE core developer Will Stephenson. He discusses what is coming in KDE 4, Novell's commitment to KDE and the changes he has been working on recently. The first forty minutes of the podcast are a review of some of the projects from Novell Hack Week, with Will's segment starting at 39:50 minutes in.

JUL
10
2007

Member of Parliament Patrick Harvie Talks to KDE

The final talk on Saturday at aKademy 2007 was from Patrick Harvie, a Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Green Party. While not a technical wizard like most of the other talks of the day, Patrick was able to describe to us the attitudes to free software from the Government he is elected to keep an eye on, and how the work of KDE developers applies to more than just software. Read on for a summary of his talk.

JUL
7
2007

aKademy 2007: Education Day

The long-anticipated Education Day at aKademy 2007 opened at 9 am on Monday, 3rd July with an introduction by Anne-Marie Mahfouf, maintainer of the KDE-Edu suite of educational applications. The main aim of the day was to unite the many different diverse consumers of the award-winning assortment of software, such as teachers, system integrators, and students, and to share ideas, success stories and best practice.

JUL
6
2007

aKademy 2007: Summer of Code

On Tuesday, the Summer of Code BoF was held at aKademy 2007. I conducted an interview with Emanuele Tamponi about the session and his first experiences of aKademy. Please read on for the article.

JUL
6
2007

aKademy 2007: Tuesday Hack-a-thon

aKademy 2007 is continuing. Tuesday featured the Education Day and many smaller BoF sessions. In the meantime, hackers worked around-the-clock on various projects, both in the 'quiet' area and in the discussion area. Read on for the aKademy 2007 Tuesday Hack-a-thon report.

BoF sessions

JUL
6
2007

aKademy 2007: KDE e.V. Meeting

aKademy 2007 goes on. Monday was filled mostly with the KDE e.V. meeting, and finished with a social event at the city chambers. Read on for the aKademy 2007 e.V. meeting report.

e.V. Meeting

JUL
4
2007

aKademy Awards 2007

At the second day of aKademy 2007, the contributors conference closed with the aKademy Awards Ceremony. Two of last years winners, Boudewijn Rempt and Laurent Montel awarded no less than four awards to Sebastian Trueg, Mathias Kretz, Danny Allen and Kenny Duffus. Read on for more details.

JUL
4
2007

aKademy 2007: The Second Day

aKademy 2007 continues! Sunday, the second day of the conference, brought more talks covering a wide diversity of topics. Read on for the Sunday aKademy 2007 Report.

JUL
2
2007

aKademy 2007: The Tracks

On Saturday, aKademy 2007 kicked off with a keynote by Lars Knoll of Trolltech, with two further keynotes throughout the day by Mark Shuttleworth ('13 Lessons for the Free Desktop') and Aaron Seigo ('Beautiful Features'). After Lars' talk, two separate tracks started. Read on for coverage of these tracks.

KDE 4 Pillars

Strigi

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