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.
Yesterday I had a surprise encounter with a very hard statue during a #Kirogi test flight in the German countryside, and snapped off a motor. A replacement motor is on the way. In the meantime I installed some prop guards 3D-printed by fellow #KDE hacker David Edmundson - should help prevent this outcome next time.
Just voted for my friend and colleague Kai's Plasma talk proposal @ https://a.cstmapp.com/voteme/30063/632342682
Wondering why I've been so quiet on #Kirogi, my #KDE #Kirigami app to fly drones? Because Android is a nightmare! I've been slaving away at making the Android and desktop builds be at parity, and by far the hardest part was playing back the RTP (no RTSP) video feed. The fourth video stack I've evaluated (#GStreamer + qmlglsink) was finally the charm, not that it was all that easy to get going either. Proof shot attached! Thanks to the awesome @AleixPol for lots of help with the KDE Android SDK.
It's so good to see the community growing! What used to be more or less a 1.5 men project now has a proper team of volunteers as well as paid contributors, coming from KDE and other mobile FOSS communities, working on everything from hardware support to essential applications.
With that pace, an "end-user-ready" state feels within reach!
I've been using htop in a drop-down terminal as my system monitor for the past few years. But it's cool that KSysGuard can monitor remote systems... maybe I'll start using it. A tiny ksysguardd program must be installed on the remote system (it doesn't actually have to run as a daemon despite the name) #KDE
Any #kde pros out there have any really neat KDE Connect commands that you think are useful?
I've currently got a few basics to lock my session and turn off my display, but I'm interested to know how other people use it.
Remember the developer who wanted an artist? Got one! https://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=308&t=157084&p=411181#p411181
End of an era: Seoul prepares to rip out its manufacturing heart -
My UAV ground control app #Kirogi is named after the Korean word for wild, undomesticated geese - pro pilots. Here's a WIP sketch for the app's mascot to be used in promo: An adventurous domestic goose who's just as good at flying thanks to his mastery of superior technology! Shoutout to AsmoArael @ https://www.artstation.com/asmoarael for helping me realize this character.