NOV
2
2000

KDevelop 1.3 is coming ahead !

Breaking news! The KDevelop Team will release version 1.3 of its C/C++ IDE for UNIX within the next couple of weeks. The new release has a lot of new features regarding KDE 2 and Qt 2.2 development, particularly a project file generator which creates a project file out of your existing automake/autoconf project on the fly so you can start working with KDevelop on your former project within seconds. I´ve tried this last night with the kdebase module - and it worked!

NOV
2
2000

KDE dominates first European LinuxWorld Expo!

Read all about it in this feature currently running on LinuxWorld. As we had previously reported, KDE also took the Linux Community Award 2000 at that event -- LinuxWorld have now made available a RealPlayer streaming video of the ceremony.

NOV
2
2000

KDE Documentation needs your help!

The KDE Team needs your help with writing documentation for all of the great applications in KDE! This is your opportunity to help KDE become useful to the users of KDE applications at any level. You don't need to be a professional writer, and you don't even need to know everything about a program. For more information, please visit us at the Editorial Team website, or contact Mike McBride if you are interested.

NOV
1
2000

KDE2 is News (and Other Quickies)

In KDE2 related news, ZDNet have reviewed KDE2 and love it. Very much. LinuxToday.com.au like it too, as seen in this article titled after a well-known Australian TV advert. LWN have provided coverage on the KDE2 release here.

NOV
1
2000

Online KDE2 Tutorial from Linux-Mandrake

To help celebrate the release of KDE2 and Linux-Mandrake 7.2 (which now offers KDE2 as the default desktop), a new set of pages have been posted on the Mandrake website which offer a beginner's tutorial of the KDE2 desktop.
Hope you stop by, your comments and suggestions are always welcome.

NOV
1
2000

KDE.org: A New Site for a New KDE

Hallelujah! The KDE site has quite a new
look! It's been completely redesigned and I like it, thank you very much!
But judge for yourself... Is the new layout better? Is
the new art better? Are things easier to find? We want to know what you think! I asked Kurt
Granroth
, the KDE core developer behind the changes, a few questions you might have as well. Read what he had to say below.

OCT
31
2000

People Behind KDE: Reginald Stadlbauer

This week, in The People Behind KDE, Tink interviews Reginald Stadlbauer, hacker extraordinaire originally behind such things as KPresenter and KWord. "I posted to the kde lists, that I'll write a
powerpoint clone. As I was new to C++ and Qt/KDE, nobody took me serious (as some people told me later :-)

OCT
30
2000

Panels, Panels, Everywhere Panels

It seems many users have not been overly thrilled with the way the task
bars are arranged in the KDE 2 desktop. As is typical, the KDE developers have quickly responded.
Matthias Elter wrote
in to tell us he has made some nice modifications. Details -- and
screenshots -- below.

Matthias writes:

I have implemented the kicker extension framework I've been talking about.
It comes with two demo extensions, an external taskbar and a child panel
extension.

OCT
30
2000

Boson 0.5 Release and Party

On Monday, October the 30th, the real-time, multiplayer strategy game Boson
will be released in its newest version, 0.5. Although the game's playability
is still quite limited, this release represents a major milestone since it now is based on QT 2.2.1 & KDE 2.0 and features many
enhancements plus new graphics. The Boson Team hereby invites you to our IRC release party on the
date mentioned above at around 1800 GMT on channel #boson in the Open Projects

OCT
29
2000

New Plans for KDE Multimedia

Stefan Westerfeld has posted a first draft of cool new plans for the new multimedia architecture for KDE2, based on aRts (the "analog realtime synthesizer"). Plans include merging the two existing media players (noatun and kaiman), new media types, infrastructure improvements, improved MIDI and more. The full draft (edited by our own Dre) is attached below.

KDE2.1 Multimedia Plan (draft)

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