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R is for Randa

This week I have been gathered with 38 KDE people in Randa, Switzerland. Randa is a place in a valley in the middle of the Alps close to various peaks like Matterhorn. It has been a week of intense hacking,

Randa day 0

Sitting on Lake Zurich and reflecting over things was a great way to get started. http://manifesta.org/2015/11/pavillon-of-reflections-for-zurich-in-2016/ After spending a bit of time in a train, I climbed part of a mountain together with Adriaan – up to the snow where

So close, but so far away

Compilers and error messages

So. I typo’ed up some template code the other day. And once again I learned the importance of using several c++ compilers. Here is a very reduced version of my code:

And let’s start with the compiler I was

KDE at Qt World Summit

So. KDE has landed at Qt World Summit. You can come and visit our booth and … hear about our amazing Free Qt Addons (KDE Frameworks) stories about our development tools meet some of our developers Talk about KDE in

Debconf 2015 – 6

There is more people with blue hair at Debconf than at an average Akademy. KDE – we need to do better :)

Getting a Q_INVOKABLE C++ function reevaluated by QML engine

Unfortunately, with all the normal magic of QML property bindings, getting a property updated in a setup that involves return values from functions isn’t really doable, like this:

I’m told there is a low priority feature request for a

QImage and QPixmap in a Qt Quick item

For reasons I don’t know, apparantly a Qt Quick Item that can show a QImage or a QPixmap is kind of missing. The current Image QML item only works with data that can be represented by a URL. So I

Is linux about choice?

Occasionally, various quotes from people having an opinion if linux is about choice or not. Even pages like http://www.islinuxaboutchoice.com/ has shown up. My short answer is “YES”. Linux is about choice. And you get all your choices directly from your

KDE makes Qt

Recently I was trying some statistics on the qtbase-module (where QtCore, QtGui, QtWidgets and so on lives) and was wondering who made them. Not based on their current paid affilation, like Thiago’s graphs, but if each commit was made by

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