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BoF sessions on Monday, September 8 2014

All rooms have chalkboards and projectors.
Please put your name and email address in the Host/Notes section. There is no length limitation; text will wrap.

Possible BoF Wrap-up
Outside the main entrance of Technicka 10, grassy slope by the reflecting pool, on the right as you exit the building - 18:00
Please join the BoF wrap-up session this evening. Another opportunity for communication. Share outcomes and plans, cross-pollinate, attract attention to your project.

Please select someone from your BoF to give a summary—topic, what was discussed and decided, what's next, resources desired.

Room 1 - 8 September

Room 1 seats 20
Time Subject Host/Notes
10:00 Workshop: From QtWidgets Legacy to QtQuick and beyond Kevin Ottens
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Workshop: Integrating native features with your Qt mobile app Kai Uwe Broulik
16:00 Workshop: Profiling 101 Milian Wolff
17:00 Workshop: Put your code to the test! Shantanu Tushar

Room 2 - 8 September

Room 2 seats 20
Time Subject Host/Notes
10:00 Workshop: Creating interface mockups and textures with KDE software Timothée Giet
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Workshop: Visual Design and QML Andrew Lake
16:00 Workshop: Effective Speech Recognition in Your Application Peter Grasch
17:00 Workshop: Improving the KDE <-> Qt community ties Tero Kojo

Room 3 - 8 September

Room 3 seats 20
Time Subject Host/Notes
9:30 Kexi - Towards leading point&click application development environment for individuals, education, organizations and businesses. Interested? You're welcome! You'll hear what happened within the past 10 years, share opinions, learn about possible areas of contribution (coding, testing, documentation, software design, UX design, promo) and perhaps business too. Kexi is a feature-packed software. It's the only FOSS and Qt-friendly offering table, query and business reports designers. It contains a kind of Qt Designer for data-aware forms. Javascript-based scripting, web/cloud services are coming!
-- Jarosław Staniek (staniek @ kde.org, maintainer)
10:30 Application Scripting Sharing experiences of using script languages like JavaScript or Python to write extensions for Qt/KDE applications. Discussion of possibilities for shared scripting framework, QtScript vs QJSEngine, etc
11:30 Application Scripting
12:30 Lunch
14:00 FOSS in Taiwan -- The NTPC project, and the KDE's problem we see here. This is about promoting, not technique session. NTPC project is an important milestone of promoting FOSS in Taiwan's school. I'll describe the whole project, and its status now. Also, during this project, what KDE's problems we saw? -- Franklin Weng <franklin at goodhorse dot idv dot tw>, the coordinator of KDE zh_TW l10n team.
15:00 Plasma
16:00 Plasma
17:00 Plasma

Room 4 - 8 September

Room 4 seats 20
Time Subject Host/Notes
10:30 The Ten Commandments of Technical Writing A talk by Mikey Ariel, senior technical writer at Red Hat. The talk covers the basic principles of technical writing within the context of open source projects.
11:30 The Ten Commandments of KDE Documentation Moderated discussion where we examine the KDE doc base, find the main pain points, and create a prioritized list of action items for improving the documentation. notes
12:30 Lunch
14:00 - 1700 Documentation hackfest Come and hack at the KDE documentation! Based on what we covered in the morning sessions, let's get started on those action items while the information (and enthusiasm) are fresh in our minds. All are welcome, even if you missed the morning sessions!
17:00 KDE Austria BoF Probably never before Akademy was closer to Vienna, the heart of Austria. It's time for all Austrians, Neighbours and people who have ideas how to strengthen/enlarge the local community to come together and discuss ideas.

Room 5 - 8 September

Room 5 seats 20
Time Subject Host/Notes
9:30 - 11:30 User Interface Design Room You would like some interaction and/or visual design input for your project? KDE's visual designers and usability experts are here to help you! (Host: Thomas Pfeiffer)
11:30 - 12:30 Follow up on "A quick guide how you can save the world or why it is impossible to do usability" Let's disuss ideas and open questions arising from my talk on Sunday 11:40 and let's see if we can actually start to save the world. (Host: Björn Balazs)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Packagers bof Place for packagers to shake hands and hug eachother - and whine about the evil upstreamers. (Host: Sune)
15:00 - 17:00 Human-Centered Design for the KDE HIG We see the KDE Human Interface Guidelines as a product, so we use human-centered design to optimize the HIG for its users, which are KDE developers as well as designers. So come to this BoF to help us find out what you need! (Host: Thomas Pfeiffer)
17:00 User Interface Design Room See above

Other BoF Days

Tuesday BoF schedule

Wednesday BoF schedule

Thursday BoF schedule

Friday BoF schedule

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