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KDE Edu Sprint in Randa 2010

The sprint took place in Randa together with Multimedia Sprint.

  • Work method: Every morning, we will meet all together and present what we achieved the previous day and what we plan for the day.
  • Please bring a pair of confortable shoes as we'll go walking around in the beautiful nature every day!

Meeting Notes

Final Report

For a report about the meetings including conclusion and links to further material please see the Sprint Report.




Introduction - People and their apps

Seems like a nice tradition, everyone gets a few minutes to say hi. Even if you don't have a particular app or topic, please enter your name here, so we can count on you :)

  • Anne-Marie - Meeting Introduction
  • Frederik - Parley
  • Aleix Pol - KAlgebra
  • Tomaz Canabrava - Rocs
  • Alexandre Freitas - Graphics
  • Bèrto 'd Sèra + Sabine Eller - contents and programming for less resourced languages (Ambaradan)
  • Jeremy Whiting - KAnagram, app accessibility
  • Lydia Pintscher: introduction to KDE-Edu branding
  • Thorsten Rahn: Marble
  • Bastian Holst: Marble
  • Daniel Laidig: Parley
  • Percy Camilo Triveño Aucahuasi: a math lib in KDE-Edu
  • Etienne Rebetez: patches, new ideas, ...

Workshops & Goals

Title Description Who
Edu-Vision Where we are, where do we want to go, new ideas and a vision definition... Lydia leading, everyone
OnlineSocialThingys (talk) using GetHotNewStuff in your app, becoming social with open collaboration services and world domination without marble (tentative title) Frederik presenting, everyone
Rocs Improvements and improving old edu apps redo rocs api to use QAnimation and Kross, help port old KDE 4 code to the new Qt API and maybe gluon. Tomaz
New and improved Graphics Gonna take a look in default graphics and try to improve them. Alexandre Freitas ( Tomaz's graphics / promo guy )
Languages, less resourced Considering languages when programming, how to get contents for educational applications and their translations Bèrto 'd Sèra, Sabine Emmy Eller (Vox Humanitatis)
Math lib Sharing code between KAlgebra, KmPlot. KmPlot future Percy, Aleix, Annma
Website content: future versus userbase and techbase - design: switching to the new layout, defining our identity Lydia, Alexandre, Annma
KDE-Edu on netbooks Mario will bring his netbook with 4.4. Take each app and see how it works.

kiosk and KAuth scope. Plasma Edu activity (chat with Nuno)

Mario, Frederik, Annma, Tomaz, everyone?
Gluon, Phonon and Nepomuk presentations Take profit from the multimedia people to learn about using Phonon in our apps. Let's see what Gluon can bring in term of Edu games. to be defined with Phonon and Gluon teams (sandsmark and leinir)
KTouch => define JJ GUI work: redesign crowded dialogs and too big ones Annma, Leinir
KVTML format: See how to improve it, work with Vox Humanitatis people to create files, to create scripts to manage between different formats. Sabine, Bèrto, Frederik, Annma, Jeremy, Daniel
Free content: Wikipedia, Ambaradan (for terminology and phrases), Shtooka (pronunciation), Commons (pictures), others? How to integrate more content in our programs (pics in KHangMan, KLettres, Parley, ...), sounds?, ... Annma
Geolocation Presentation - future usage Marble people
KDE Edu 4 Kidz We have great software, but it is not really made for children. The functionality is there, but ... Sabine
Unit tests Make our software more reliable by writing unit tests any taker?
Educational Activity, Plasmoids Where are we? what can we plan? Tomaz


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