AUG
10
2002

KDE Ships Release Candidate of Integrated Office Suite

The KOffice team yesterday announced the release of KOffice 1.2 rc1. It marks the last test release before
KOffice 1.2, scheduled for early next month, hits the Net.
Highlights since last month's beta2 release include a substantial number
of fixes and stability and performance enhancements, including important
corrections to the KWord and KPresenter WYSIWYG display, It also features new
read-only Konqueror plugins for

AUG
5
2002

New Milestone for Qt C# Bindings

Qt# 0.4 has been released! Qt# is a set of cross-platform C# bindings for Trolltech's Qt GUI toolkit that is currently targeted towards Mono and Portable.NET.

AUG
2
2002

freehackers.org: Qt vs MFC

For those of you not yet convinced of the evils of the Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC), Philippe Fremy presents the English version of an article by Pascal Audoux that pits MFC against Qt. "The [Qt] architecture is a good object-oriented one and was obviously intelligently designed. The result is a toolkit very consistent regarding naming, inheritance, class organisation and methods.

AUG
1
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #42 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE #42 has hit the virtual shelves.

JUL
28
2002

OfB Open Choice Awards 2002: KDE 3.0 Best Desktop

Open for Business has held its first annual

OfB Open Choice Awards
and KDE 3.0 has won in the category
Best Desktop Environment:
"If the KDE Project had been content to stick with KDE 2.x, this may very
well have been GNOME's year to shine. Unfortunately for the younger project, KDE
moved forward at such a rapid pace this year, some people thought the project's

JUL
25
2002

Sebastien Biot: KDE Usability - First Steps

Sebastian Biot looks at KDE Usability in the first of a series of studies. "While some participants noted that KDE looked different from Windows, none seemed bothered by the differences and the look-and-feel of KDE. Users identified all the elements of the interface without any trouble including KDE's Konqueror and KMail icons. Most users seemed to understand the K menu's presence and function intuitively and they used it much more than I had anticipated.

JUL
24
2002

Kernel Cousin KDE #41 Is Out

Kernel Cousin KDE #41 has been published. This edition includes Konq/E updates, KOrganizer compatiblity with Exchange 2000, tabbed browsing updates for Konqueror, KDE 3.2 candidates such as fractions with KBruch and KSVG. Enjoy!

JUL
23
2002

Dot Series: Creating Konqueror Service Menus

The ability to select mimetype-specific actions from Konqueror's context menu is an oft-requested feature. The pleasant surprise is that this is already possible. The even more pleasant surprise is that you don't need to be a software developer to do it. This article, the fourth in the dot tutorial series, details step-by-step how to quickly and easily add new actions to Konqueror's context menu.

JUL
19
2002

Linux Today: A Look at Kernel Cousins and KDE Myths

Linux Today takes a closer look at Kernel Cousin KDE and the new KDE Myths site, particularly how they originated (1, 2) as a community effort by Aar

JUL
17
2002

OSnews: Interview with Waldo Bastian

OSnews is running an
interview
with the dot's very own
Waldo Bastian.
Besides his long-running contributions to a large range
of the KDE libraries and other desktop infrastructure, Waldo is
well known as the KDE 2 "release dude", for helping keep the KDE
infrastructure operating, and as an inexhaustible supply

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