MAR
13
2004

KDE-CVS-Digest for March 12, 2004

In this week's KDE CVS-Digest:
A new Kiosk configuration front-end.
amaroK now supports NMM architecture.
Kate adds an autobookmark editor.
KGeography, a geography teaching tool is in kdenonbeta.

MAR
6
2004

KDE-CVS-Digest for March 5, 2004

In this week's KDE CVS-Digest: Ruby bindings now have DCOP support.
Reaktivate, a Konqueror module for embedding ActiveX controls, is improved.
RealRekord, an application to record RealPlayer streams, is imported.
KConfEdit adds a property editor.

MAR
4
2004

IBM developerWorks: Connect KDE applications using DCOP

Martyn Honeyford from IBM's UK Labs introduces KDE's desktop communication protocol (DCOP) on the IBM developerWorks site. He describes how to utilize it with the graphical kdcop and the command line dcop utilities with several examples such as instantly messaging a contact in Kopete when he comes online and also how to create a simple DCOP-aware application.

MAR
2
2004

Announcing the KDE Quality Team

The KDE Community is pleased to announce the launch of the Quality
Team Project
, a community of contributors who will serve as a
gateway between developers and users in the KDE Project, and as a new
way for people to begin contributing.

FEB
29
2004

KDE Traffic #75

KDE Traffic #75 is out with news regarding KDE's future, KDE Edu, HTML message composition for KMail and more. In case you missed the previous edition, which wasn't announced on the dot due to personal problems, follow the link to KDE Traffic #74.

FEB
28
2004

KDE-CVS-Digest for February 27, 2004

In this week's KDE CVS-Digest: KolourPaint adds transparent selections.
Some preliminary work on a new control center.
KMail adds IMAP folder expiry.
KDevelop adds Opie code templates.

FEB
25
2004

New Howto on Developing a Plugin Structure for an Application

I needed to learn how to develop a plugin structure for my baby KimDaba, and what better way is there to learn, than to write a howto about it? So I did, and with the help from the real experts (Simon Hausmann, David Faure, g++, et al), I'm pretty convinced this will be of value to anyone who either wants to add a plugin structure to an application, or who wants to write a plugin.

FEB
21
2004

KDE-CVS-Digest for February 20, 2004

In this week's KDE CVS-Digest:
Valgrind gets a heap profiler.
KStars can show the sky objects' distance from earth.
Kopete has refactored password and KWalletManager code.
Many bugfixes in khtml, Kopete and KMail.

FEB
20
2004

OSNews.com: Learning CVS Using KDE's Cervisia

OSNews is featuring a detailed guide written by Carlos Leonhard Woelz on how to use CVS, a version control system also used for developing KDE, using KDE's CVS client Cervisia. It is a seven page long well-described article with many screenshots useful to both newbies and experienced users.

FEB
19
2004

KDE Usability Process Strengthened

As the leading Open Source desktop, many from the private and public sectors have expressed interest in KDE and are currently using it on a daily basis. A message consistently received from those users has been that KDE's usability could be better. While the need for greater usability is not unique to KDE, what is unique is our ability to directly and positively affect the usability processes in KDE via the same Open Source methods that have been at the core of its success.

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