Take these two tutorials, if you want to learn how to use KParts components in KDE. The first in the series, Creating KParts components Part 1, covers read-only, read-write parts and network transparency.
Have you ever wondered who contributes what to KDE? The berliOS project attempts to answer this question with KDE CVS statistics, a site tallying every developer's contributions (translators are currently not included). With regular updates planned, you can find the latest summary here and also statistics for every CVS module.
Kernel Cousin KDE #36 is out and as the KDE developers are working on polishing up the project for a new major release, there is lots of news from the mailing lists. This issue covers media streams, wallpapers, KOffice and of course the nearing KDE 3.0 release.