Some strategies for developing KWin Wayland, and possibly other similar software as well. Have fun! https://www.proli.net/2020/04/03/developing-kwin-wayland/
Plasma 5.18.2 is out! This revision of KDE's 5.18 desktop repairs an error with Flatpak in Discover, unifies KSysGuard's cpu clock speed names and improves Emojier's fallback mechanism for detecting languages, among other things.
How much do we know about our users in free software?
@kde #PlasmaMobile weekly update 2: Refreshed shell user interface, Fixes in the various applications including but not limited to Phone book, Settings app, Index and VVave, and working calls! Find more at : https://www.plasma-mobile.org/2019/10/11/Plasma-Mobile-Weekly-update-2.html
During the Frameworks sprint, KDE developers planned out the next major version of the libraries underpinning all of KDE's software. The upcoming improvements will make all of our software easier to maintain and deploy on a wide variety of platforms.
Meet the new members of the KDE e.V. Board: @AleixPol, Lydia Pintscher, @EikeHein, @tetris4 and Adriaan de Groot: https://dot.kde.org/2019/09/27/meet-kde-evs-new-board
Someone went all retro this year! #akademy2019
#PinebookPro shipping and all you need to know about the #PinePhone -- that's our September blog update! https://www.pine64.org/2019/09/05/september-update-the-pinephone-is-real-shipping-soon/
It's pretty amazing that you can develop an app using KDE's libraries in KDE's IDE, have wonderful artists make your project artwork in KDE's painting app and edit a video about it all in KDE's video editor. The number of organizations that could tell the same story can be counted on one hand. The scope of what the #KDE community does is stunning.
Thank you @federicomena for reminding people how to disclose security vulnerabilities (especially in FOSS projects) in a way that is beneficial for everyone.
We need people who check open source code for security vulnerabilities, because bugs only become shallow if enough eyeballs actually turn to them.
But we also need those people to report them in a way that does not do harm.
KDE e.V. is opening today its Trusted IT Consulting Firms directory. The directory helps organizations and businesses find companies that will support them in their use of KDE software, whether it is for training, migrating, squashing specific bugs, adding new features to KDE applications, or for implementing a KDE-based technologies into their IT framework.
Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.