OCT
26
2000

Open Content KDE Developer's Book

A book called KDE 2.0
Development
will be available online and in print starting in
early November. Until then you can find prerelease versions of a KParts
chapter
by David Faure and an abridged KDE API
reference
on Andamooka.

OCT
25
2000

Tool support for porting KDE 1.1.2 apps to KDE 2.0

The CodeWeb tool, now GPL'ed, provides guidance in porting applications from KDE 1.1.2
to KDE 2. It works by data mining the
differences in core library usage among
applications that come in the main distribution.
In addition, CodeWeb continues to demonstrate
typical library usage much like
KDE tutorials using "reuse patterns" and real-life code as examples of those patterns. See the CodeWeb page at SourceForge for a demo and documentation.

OCT
21
2000

Python Bindings and Scripting for KDE Updated

theKompany.com is pleased to announce the release of VeePee v1.0 and SIP/PyQt/PyKDE version 2.1. VeePee is the Python-based scripting environment for KDE, and SIP/PyQt/PyKDE are the Python bindings for Qt and KDE. These updates are to support Python 2.0 as well as numerous feature additions and some bug fixes.

OCT
19
2000

Kafka: Developers Required

The open source WYSIWYG web editor project Kafka is looking for interested developers. We are looking for coders, documentation writers, testers etc. Anyone and everyone is invited to get involved.

You can find out more here.

OCT
13
2000

DCOP bindings for Java

Matthias Hoelzer-Kluepfel recently announced Java bindings for DCOP. In other words, Java can now communicate with and control KDE2 applications. A welcome addition to the existing C bindings for DCOP, originally used by the long gone kmapnotify.

OCT
2
2000

VisKProg programming language

VisKProg is a visual KDE programming language
suitable for beginning programmers.
It comes with a complete IDE (including a form editor and a window editor) and generates C++ code, so no interpreter is needed to compile/run the programs. Though VisKProg's IDE is still based on KDE 1.x, we want to release a stable v0.2 in the next weeks for KDE 2.0. We are looking for testers to write programs and report bugs and for

SEP
29
2000

KBasic: A VB-Like Rad/IDE For KDE

KBasic is a programming language which brings a complete BASIC to KDE. It will include a great IDE with a form designer and a complete binding to KDE like controls (CommandButton, TextBox, ComboBox, Image, Html) and the other KDE features. Read on for more.

SEP
22
2000

Borland Presentation: Kylix Project

Borland is featuring an exciting presentation on Kylix, the upcoming Rapid Application Development environment for Linux. "In our view, the release of Kylix will mark an evolutionary step for the Linux world. Delphi and C++Builder developers will be ready (on the very first day) to start writing applications for Linux using Kylix.

SEP
21
2000

Corel ports Mozilla to Qt

Buried under hundreds of emails on the Konqueror mailing list, was this little gem from Ming Poon of Corel. Apparently, Corel has been working for months on a Qt port of Mozilla. The results are reportedly impressive with QtMozilla turning out to be more stable than the official Linux GTK version. Corel plans to port QtMozilla to KParts so it won't be long before you can embed even that in Konqueror.

SEP
20
2000

Python bindings v2.0: SIP, PyQt, PyKDE

Phil Thompson announced updated Python bindings for Qt 2.2.0, including pyuic which compiles Qt Designer files to PyQt code, and even Windows support. The bindings for KDE1 have been updated as well, although a port to KDE2 is still in the works. Project website here.

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