< Promo | Events Qt World Summit is a regular event hosted by the Qt company. It features talks, trainings and booths from the Qt Company as well as their partners and customers. It takes place multiple times a year, typically in Berlin, Germany once per year where KDE had a presence the last years. Booth Talking Points Two target groups, Developers and Sponsors. Developers: Looking to attract new contributors Great way to learn new Qt skills or play with new tech Work with many skilled Qt devs Make yourself visible to potential employers Sponsors: Looking for new companies to become involved with KDE, either for development or funding Sponsoring KDE will expose you to a large pool of Qt talent to hire from Qt provides a neutral ground for companies to collaborate Provide quaily software: libraries, apps and platforms KDE has vast Qt experience Over 15 years developing with Qt KDE testing ground for many new Qt features A number of Qt maintainers are KDE devs / alumni KDE is largest non-commercial contributor to Qt, possibly 3rd largest overall KDE has a large pool of Qt talent to mentor devs / hire from KDE alumni include Lars, Thiago, Kalle, many KDAB employees QtDevDays program 19 of 48 speakers are KDE alumni KDE is one of the largest and most mature Open Source communities 700+ people contribute to each KDE release Translated into xxx languages Cross-platform support Linux/Win/Mac Incubated Qt Android port Involved with EU research projects KDE has mature code offerings Frameworks 5, a set of Qt Addons from KDE, coming Q1 2014 Mature well tested and proven code with minimum dependencies Many old heavy dependencies removed by contributions to Qt e.g. Widgets, ThreadWeaver, Archive, Mapping, PIM Frameworks talk on Wednesday Release libraries, workspace and applications on a reliable 6 month cycle Guarantee binary compatibility for life of major releases KDE has advanced developer tools built on years of experience KDevelop KCacheGrind Massive Visualizer etc What is KDE: A community of Open Source developers focussed on end-user technology Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=Promo/Events/QtWorldSummit&oldid=86505" This page was last edited on 22 October 2019, at 21:27. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.