Frederik Gladhorn

Testing Applications for Color Blindness

Published Friday September 15th, 2017 | 10 Comments on Testing Applications for Color Blindness
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At the Randa Meeting 2017 Volker and I decided to write a little KWin plugin. Activating this plugin you can simulate various types of color vision deficiencies, either on individual windows or full-screen. The plugin works by running a fragment shader on the respective window/screen. Here is a short video demonstrating what we did: The […]

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Frederik Gladhorn

Accessibility improvements in Randa

Published Thursday September 14th, 2017 | Comments Off on Accessibility improvements in Randa
Posted in Accessibility, Dev Loop, Events, KDE | Tags: , , , , ,

Accessibility in KDE and Qt is constantly improving. Sometimes a change of scenery helps focusing and brings up productivity. Mix that with a bunch of great people and good things will start happening. It has been possible to create accessible Qt applications on Linux for a while, but of course not everything will just work […]

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Desktop Summit 2011 – the Free Desktop Invades Berlin

Published Sunday August 7th, 2011 | 5 Comments on Desktop Summit 2011 – the Free Desktop Invades Berlin
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Early yesterday, organizers opened the second Desktop Summit in Berlin, with almost 1000 free desktop developers gathering at Humboldt University for the annual Gnome and KDE conferences. Two years ago, both communities held their conferences together for the first time, and decided to continue to cooperate again in 2011. Traditionally, we at Qt have had […]

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Interesting talks at Camp KDE

Published Tuesday April 12th, 2011 | 6 Comments on Interesting talks at Camp KDE
Posted in Events, KDE, Programs, Qt in use | Tags: , ,

The fourth North American KDE conference has just concluded in San Francisco. Held in co-location with the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, more than 45 free software developers joined the camp, participating at 16 interesting talks. I will highlight some of the interesting topics, including a link to all the recorded talks. Jim Zemlin from Linux […]

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India’s first KDE conference

Published Monday March 14th, 2011 | 3 Comments on India’s first KDE conference
Posted in Community, Events, KDE, Licensing, Qt in Education | Tags: , , ,

More than 300 KDE developers and students participated in conf.kde.in – the first dedicated KDE conference ever held in India- in Bangalore from March 9 to 13. The participants learned about contributing to KDE, programming with Qt Quick and lots of other aspects of developing free software. conf.kde.in Group Photo There has been a substantial […]

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Qtapps.org early bird winners

Published Monday January 31st, 2011 | 3 Comments on Qtapps.org early bird winners
Posted in Announcements, Community, Qt in use | Tags: , , ,

Late last year, qt-apps.org announced a competition challenging people to port their existing free software Qt apps to Symbian and MeeGo. There was a prize of 10,000 Euros for the best app submitted to the Ovi store, and entries that were submitted before December 31 were eligible for one of five early bird prizes.

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KDAB and Partners Build KDE-based Mobile App Suite Using Qt 4.7

Published Wednesday November 17th, 2010 | 15 Comments on KDAB and Partners Build KDE-based Mobile App Suite Using Qt 4.7
Posted in Customers, KDE, Qt in use, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Just a few hundred kilometres from our Oslo office in the Swedish city of Hagfors sits one of the foremost independent sources of Qt consulting and mentoring, training and add-on products – KDAB. KDAB is a Qt Certified Partner and they’re a nice bunch of guys and girls too. Recently, KDAB and its partners Intevation […]

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Free Qt Quick and KDE Plasma mobile seminar

Published Thursday July 15th, 2010 | 2 Comments on Free Qt Quick and KDE Plasma mobile seminar
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This September, Qt partner Cybercom is putting on a free developer day in Helsinki, Finland, focussing on Qt Quick and KDE Plasma technologies. Featuring speakers such as Marco Martin from KDE and Qt’s own Alexis Menard, the day will be a valuable opportunity to learn and discuss Qt Quick and KDE Plasma. Several hours of […]

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KDE Akademy 2010, Finland

Published Tuesday July 13th, 2010 | 4 Comments on KDE Akademy 2010, Finland
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Every summer, a growing number of KDE contributors meet for their annual conference – Akademy. This year everybody traveled to Tampere in Finland for what was an excellently organized event. Kudos to all the volunteers and the team from COSS! For us, Akademy is a major opportunity to meet highly skilled Qt users. We love […]

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Qt to sponsor KDE Akademy 2010

Published Friday June 18th, 2010 | 4 Comments on Qt to sponsor KDE Akademy 2010
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We are pleased to announce that Qt and Nokia’s MeeGo Devices group have agreed to take up joint platinum sponsorship of Akademy 2010, the annual world summit of the KDE community. The decision extends a relationship between Qt and KDE events that dates back to the very first open KDE event, Kastle 2003. Akademy 2010 […]

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