APR
7
2012

most wide ranging

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APR
7
2012

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APR
5
2012

Looking for Google Summer of Code students: OpenGL mode for Marble

Google Summer of Code application deadline is just a bit more than 24 hours away and we are still looking for highly motivated students to work on a Marble Virtual Globe project this summer. Tomorrow is a holiday in many countries, so you might still have some time for the application. Make sure you file your application not later than tomorrow at 19:00 UTC.

APR
3
2012

Looking for Google Summer of Code students: Natural Earth Vector Map

Google Summer of Code application deadline is near and we are still looking for highly motivated students to work on a Marble Virtual Globe project this summer.

This is a follow-up of yesterday's blog about OpenStreetMap vector rendering with tiling support.

APR
2
2012

The Marble Team is a class act

One of the nice things about using open source is that you meet and work with incredibly talented people from all over the world. People who are good, not just at developing software, but also at building community and making you feel welcome working with them.

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APR
2
2012

Looking for Google Summer of Code students: OpenStreetMap vector rendering with tiling support

Google Summer of Code application deadline is near and we are still looking for highly motivated students to work on a Marble Virtual Globe project this summer.

One of our favorite topics is "OpenStreetMap vector rendering with tiling support". And in this blog I'd like to describe our current ideas about this interesting subject a bit more in detail:

FEB
20
2012

Mini sprint on undo in Calligra Words

I'm at PierreSt's house in Munich for a minisprint trying to fix the undo system in Calligra Words. I arrived Sunday evening, and we started immediately discussing how we would solve the issues we are facing. Luckily we seem to have the same idea and understanding of the issues.

Today, Monday, we have started hacking. But let me explain a bit about the problems we are having:

FEB
16
2012

Calligra Words and the road to release

The Calligra Suite recently released the 7th beta, and mostly because Calligra Words is still not ready. Building a new application from scratch takes time.

Until around October the focus was on writing a new text layout system that could provide the rich text support that any user demands these days. We were not able to reuse the code from KOffice as it was simply not up to the job. So this took a lot of effort.

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