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Qt Knut's got talent!

Published Monday March 8th, 2010 | 11 Comments on Qt Knut's got talent!
Posted in Community, Random

I have been involved with and working for Qt/Trolltech/Nokia for the better part of the last 10 years and in that time I have worked with a lot of talented folks. Granted, many of those people demonstrated their skills at the keyboard creating arguably the best application framework in the world, but every once in […]

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The Open Road to Qt Code 4 – Kévin Ottens

Published Wednesday February 24th, 2010 | Comments Off on The Open Road to Qt Code 4 – Kévin Ottens
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French software engineer Kévin Ottens is enthusiastically driven by his involvement with KDE. He has based much of his work around involvement with students at Toulouse University where he teaches his classes the fundamentals of KDE development as a pathway towards introducing them to Qt. Over time, Ottens has been drawn to work closely with the […]

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Education, Qt and KDE

Published Tuesday February 9th, 2010 | 2 Comments on Education, Qt and KDE
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I wanted to make mention of a milestone for a for longtime Qt user, Skolelinux. Today they launched the latest version of their all-encompassing education software solution (Skolelinux 5.0). Skolelinux is a great Qt-based project, and something that has been close to my heart over the nine years it has been in existence. Millions of […]

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CampKDE 2010

Published Friday January 22nd, 2010 | 3 Comments on CampKDE 2010
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I’m on my way back from the University of California San Diego, where this year’s KDE conference for North America has just taken place. It was the second CampKDE, after the first was held in January 2009. As readers of this blog will likely know, KDE provides stable, powerful and highly useable desktop applications for […]

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The Open Road to Qt Code 3 – Jean-Baptiste Kempf

Published Monday December 28th, 2009 | Comments Off on The Open Road to Qt Code 3 – Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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The Qt blog today focuses on a young software engineer from Paris, France who has a rich track record of working in community-based technology groups stretching back to his time as a college student. Jean-Baptiste Kempf is not only a keen advocate of the Qt framework; he is also chairman of VideoLAN, the open source […]

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Qt 4.6 contribution awards – Nokia N900s

Published Tuesday December 22nd, 2009 | 4 Comments on Qt 4.6 contribution awards – Nokia N900s
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This month’s successful rollout of Qt 4.6 was helped hugely by our amazing dev community. As the first major release since we began accepting contributions, we were overwhelmed by the number and quality of the submissions we received. So it goes without saying that we are very grateful. As such, we thought it’d be nice […]

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The Open Road to Qt Code 2 – Witold Wysota

Published Friday December 18th, 2009 | Comments Off on The Open Road to Qt Code 2 – Witold Wysota
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Witold Wysota is the subject of our second ‘open road to Qt code’ discussion – a series of interviews that showcases real Qt users and uncovers their amazing work and ideas. Witold is the resident Qt specialist at Arise, a business support software company based in the Warsaw area of Poland. He is also the […]

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KOffice Developer Sprint in Oslo

Published Tuesday December 8th, 2009 | Comments Off on KOffice Developer Sprint in Oslo
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As we mentioned before, we like development sprints. They are a perfect opportunity for a virtual team to meet in person and simply get stuff done. On the weekend of 28th and 29th November, 17 people met in our headquarters in Oslo to discuss further development of KOffice, the release schedule and improvements to internal […]

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