SEP
25
2000

TheKompany.com: A New Approach to Linux Business

LinuxPlanet carries an interview with Shawn Gordon of theKompany. It's all about their business model and their really cool projects like Magellan (coming soon to a FTP server near you!), Kivio and KDB. Really interesting.

SEP
25
2000

Italian community meet KDE developer

Jurgen Vigna, italian developer for KDE/LyX, will talk about his experience about programming with Qt/KDE at the "Linux Meeting" in Bologna - Italy. More info on: www.linuxmeeting.net

SEP
25
2000

People behind KDE: Stephan Kulow

Tink is back, this time with an interview of the venerable Stephan Kulow. Stephan has been with the KDE project, way back when, so we get a free history lesson too. Favorite quote: "But for me a KDE without kpat is no KDE."

SEP
25
2000

Comment on LinuxWorld's Fair wages for Trolltech

Nicholas Petreley likes KDE2, he loves Konqueror, and he certainly doesn't hold back his praise for Qt and Trolltech. In this article however, he worries about Trolltech's business model and isn't certain the numbers add up. Personally, I wouldn't worry. Read on for why.

SEP
24
2000

Kaptain: help the newbies sail the KDE wave

Browsing the kde-announce mailing list archive, I found an announcement for the
release of Kaptain, a universal graphical front-end for command line
programs. I
didn't understand very well what could be the use for such a program, but I was curious, and so I surfed to the project's homepage. And what I
discovered was a little utility that can help you quickly develop a user

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
22
2000

State of the aRts

Stefan Westerfeld has a neat document up summarizing the status of aRts in the KDE 2.0 final beta preview. Most of the work of the past year has been focussed on integrating aRts into KDE. The result of those efforts is a new multimedia middleware known as MCOP, a brand new notification system, a brand new optimized sound server, kaiman, Brahms, and more.

SEP
22
2000

theKompany.com releases Kugar, a business reporting tool for KDE

theKompany.com announced a new reporting application for KDE that works by merging application data and a template to create a final report. It can run standalone or as a KPart (which means it can be embedded in other KDE applications, such as KWord or Konqueror). Impressive stuff.

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
21
2000

KVim 0.1 announced

The first developer release of KVim is out, thanks to Thomas Capricelli. In case you've been living under a rock, VIM is one of the most popular Vi variants out there, and KVim is evidently the KDE port of that worthy editor. A screenshot or two are available.

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