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.
Browsing the kde-announce mailing list archive, I found an announcement for the
release of Kaptain, a universal graphical front-end for command line
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
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.
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.
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.
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.