SEP
2
2005

aKademy 2005 Concludes on Sunday

The 2005 KDE conference aKademy in Malaga, Spain, ends on Sunday 4th of September. Up to now the conference has been hugely successful with more than 250 visitors. The Users and Administrators Conference and the Developers and Contributors Conference have both concluded, the Coding Marathon is continuing for two more days. A press conference was held this morning and the press release sums up the event so far.

SEP
1
2005

Collaboration and Integration at Developer's Conference

The aKademy 2005 KDE Developers Conference finished yesterday with a second day of talks to prepare for KDE 4. Topics of the day included integration with other programming platforms, marketing KDE and accessibility. In their keynote, David Carson and Deepika Chauhan from Nokia described the challenges involved with porting KHTML to the series 60 platform. Another highlight was Novells desktop migration study.

AUG
30
2005

First KDE Appreciation Awards Announced

This year's aKademy saw a whole new innovation: The KDE Appreciation Awards, also known as the "aKademy Awards". Their purpose is to recognize outstanding contribution to the KDE community. The awards are for best application, best contribution to KDE and the Jury's Choice Award. The jury consisted of the well-known KDE hackers Aaron Seigo, Brad Hards, David Faure and Matthias Ettrich. If you want to know who the winners are, read on!

AUG
29
2005

aKademy Developers Conference Prepares for KDE 4

The 2005 KDE aKademy continued today with the opening of the
developer conference: two days of talks describing upcoming KDE
technologies, giving programming tips and, of course, plenty of
informal hacking and discussion sessions between the developers. Today's talks included they keynote from Trolltech, a new multithreading scheduler library, meta-programming revisited and how to boot to KDE in 10 seconds. Read on for more.

AUG
29
2005

aKademy 2005 Concludes Users Conference

The KDE Users and Administrators Conference has finished after two successful days of talks, discussion and partying. Highlights from today include Boudewijn Rempt's Krita talk (PDF transcript) and Dirk Müller's update on Firefox/KDE integration.

AUG
27
2005

aKademy 2005 Kicked Off!

Following yesterday's rousing KDE e.V. meeting, aKademy 2005 officially kicked off today with dual presentation tracks filled with content designed for users and system administrators. At the same time the hacking rooms were full of busy developers from morning until evening at which point everyone went to a party sponsored by Novell.

AUG
2
2005

KDE to be Present at Wikimania 2005

Wikimania 2005, the first international Wikimedia conference, will be held in
Frankfurt am Main, Germany, starting next Thursday and finishing on Monday.
Following the announcement of the
Wikipedia-KDE Cooperation the KDE Project has been
invited by Wikipedia
to join Wikimania 2005.

JUL
28
2005

Open Source Desktop Workshops: San Diego

Registration has begun for those wanting to attend the first Open Source Desktop Workshop to be held on October 13th and 14th in San Diego, California! Open Source Desktop Workshops are affordable educational events that bring top-flight Open Source desktop developers together with those who are looking to gain the skills necessary to join them.

JUL
5
2005

Report: KDE at LugRadio Live

LugRadio is a fortnightly podcast covering everything Open Source and last weekend they held the first community run Linux exhibition in England. Jonathan Riddell, lead developer of Kubuntu, and Ben Lamb were there to demo the newly released KOffice 1.4, Kubuntu and the upcoming features of KDE 3.5.

JUL
5
2005

Report: KDE at Le Droit D'auteur et Vous

Last weekend KDE exhibited at Le Droit D'auteur et Vous (Copyrights and You) a one day event in Montréal. KDE developers were there showing off KDE 3.4.1, the latest development version and handing out Kubuntu CDs. There were lots of questions for the exhibitors and lots of praise for KDE too. Read the full report below.

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