Status Report: GSoc and SoK 2011



Project: (Link to your project home page)

Link (Blog/Mailing List Archive): (Add more than one link if you feel)

Daniel E. Moctezuma

Project: Improving the user experience in Kiten

Link (Project):

IRC: #[email protected]

Srikanth Tiyyagura

Project: Tagging and Resource Management in Krita

Status: Completed : Resource Management and Tagging ; To Do : Sketch Book Tagging

Links for Blog Posts:

IRC Nick: sri13

IRC Channels: #krita, #calligra

Vishesh Yadav

Project: Mercurial Plugin for Dolphin

Links (Project):

IRC: #[email protected]

Paul Mendez

Project: Improving management of slides in Calligra Stage

Link (Project):

Link (Blog/Mailing List Archive):

IRC: #calligra, #stage (paul_m)

Tirtha Chatterjee

Project: Implementation of tab grouping in Rekonq


Radek Wicik

Project: Map Browser element for Kexi forms, reports and Calligra documents

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

Link (Forum Archive):!forum/season-of-kexi

Cyril Oblikov

Project: Improvements in KIO File Transfer

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

Posts: Errors Handling During File Transfer

Arthur Arlt

Project: Modularization of KWin Workspace

Link (Blog):

Rafał Kułaga

Project: Printing support for KStars

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

IRC nick: rkulaga

GTalk nick: rl.kulaga


Francesco Nwokeka

Project: Integration of kde-telepathy with the plasma workspace


Irc: #[email protected] (nwoki)

Karan Pratap Singh

Project: KDE Plasma Educational Desktop


Irc: #[email protected] (kps_foo)

Viranch Mehta

Project: Porting KDE Plasmoids to QML

Links (blog):

Link (mailing list):

IRC nick: viranch

Pranav Ravichandran

Project: Integrating the SMARTS Game AI System into Gluon

Link (blog):

IRC nick: Pranav_rcmas

Sinny Kumari

Project: Making Plasma Media Center ready for first release

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

IRC : #plasma-mediacenter (ksinny)

Sudhendu Kumar

Project: HTML replies in KMail

Link (Project): -

Link (Blog): -

IRC: #kontact (ROYal007)

Daniel Marth

Project: Marble goes Mobile, Take 2

Link (Project):

Link (Wiki):

IRC nick: marthd

Aakriti Gupta

Project: Single-canvas presentation mode in Calligra Stage

Project Proposal:


IRC: #Calligra, #stage (aakriti)

Teo Mrnjavac

Project: Amarok Mobile Foundations

Blog posts: (1) Beginning Amarok Mobile

IRC: Teo` in #amarok on Freenode

José Millán Soto

Project: KMail, Kopete and Dolphin accessibility

Link (Blog):

IRC nick: fid_jose

Rohan Garg

Project syncEvolution and KDE integration

Link (Blog):

IRC nick: shadeslayer

Alessandro Buggin

Project Voxforge integration with Simon

Link (Blog):

Project details:

IRC nick: ahel in #kde-soc #kde-accessibility #kde-devel #kde-italia

Mailing List:

Tudorica Constantin-Alexandru

Project: Kde on Windows installer using Attica

IRC nick: tudalex in #kde-windows


Shantanu Tushar

Project: Digital Game Distribution Support and Enhancements for Gluon

Project Website:


IRC Nick: Shaan7

Adam Nash

Project: Context Dependent Speech Recognition for simon

Mailing List Archive: speech2text-development

Svyatoslav Kuzmich

Project: Further improve the Vi Input Mode in Kate



Git: git://

Siddharth Sharma

Project: PSD File import/export Support


IRC Nick: siddvicious

Jonathan Perichon

Project: Usability survey framework

Status: Creating the survey plasmoid




Git: git://

IRC: #[email protected] (jperichon)

Martin Klapetek

Project: PIMO:Person integration into Akonadi-Nepomuk

Status: Working on Nepomuk service and Akonadi-Nepomuk-Contacts-Feeder


IRC: mck182 @ #kde-telepathy & #kontact & #nepomuk-kde

Kunal Ghosh

Project: Desktop Synchronization For OwnCloud

Status Update:

IRC: gancient @ #ownclouod

Dmitry Kazakov

Project: Multithreaded Tool Actions System for Krita

Project Page: page

Status: Finished the design of all the four subsystems

Design documents: Interactional Tools, Strokes Framework, NonTool Actions Implementation, Recording System

IRC: dmitryK

Adrian Lungu

Project: Kate Code Folding

Project Proposal: Kate Code Folding - Proposal

Status: Kate has a new Code Folding; the next step is testing and implementing some new features

Blog pages:

Week 1: Introduction

Week 2: Architectural Design

Week 3: Folding Algorithm

Week 4: Integrating the Folding Algorithm

Week 5: New Code Folding is taking shape

Michael Gapczynski

Project: ownCloud Sharing

Project Proposal:

Link (Blog):

Jon Ander Peñalba

Project: KDE Demo


Milian Wolff

Project: C++2011 Support in KDevelop

Status: reading & implementing new spec

IRC nick: milian


Links for Blog Posts:

Phaneendra Hegde

Project: Fancy Bookmarking for Konqueror and Rekonq using Nepomuk

Links (Proposal): 

Links (Blog):

IRC nick:

  pnh (#nepomuk-kde)

Smit Shah

Project: Metadata Writeback using Nepomuk

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Links (Blog):

IRC nick:


Zhang Jie

Project: Clone Tool for Image Editor in Digikam

Link (Proposal): 

IRC nick::


Yuvraj Tomar

Project: KDECore:Support for astronomical calendar systems

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

IRC Nick: yuvrajtomar

Harald Sitter

Project: QML Video Support for Phonon

Link (Project):

Links (Blog):

IRC Nick: apachelogger

Lucas Lira Gomes

Project: Integrate web service with Amarok podcasting functionalities

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

IRC Nick: MaskMaster


Aaditya Chauhan

Project: Start-Up Speed Optimisation

Status: Still looking at Options and working out Possibilties.

Link (blog):

IRC nick: Aaditya_Chauhan


Aamir Khan

Project: Server-Server Synchronization in Owncloud


IRC Nick: syst3mw0rm

Puneet Goyal

Project: Making the Payment Detection Use Case in Alkimia

Status: Creating the test files



IRC NICK: puneetgoyal

Amey Dharwadker

Project: Face Recognition in digiKam using embedded Hidden Markov Model (HMM)

Status: Written code for training embedded HMM in libface branch

Link: ,

Afief Halumi

Project: Refactor KLettres and implement QML


Helder Oliveira

Project: Calligra Flow - Create an easy way to ordinary users make their own stencils.

Status: Creating ideas and verifying the possibilities.

Link (project):

Link (blog):

IRC nick: Hutley

Shreya Pandit

Project: Web Browser element for Kexi forms, reports and Calligra documents

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

Link (Blog):

Link (Forum Archive):!forum/season-of-kexi

Felix Rohrbach

Project: Gluon: Statistics and Achievements

IRC nick: fxrh

Link (announcement):

Link (blog):

Rajat Khanduja

Project: Kate: Improving the Modeline feature by providing a 'Modeline Editor'

Links (blog): (Newer ones appear at the top)

Rohan Prabhu (irc: thirtySeven)

Project: Playlist sharing in Amarok // EtherMedia


Alessandro Cosentino

Project: Integrating Akregator, Akonadi and Owncloud.


IRC nick: zimba12 on Freenode

Tushar Mehta

Project: Speed limit on KIO protocols

Link (Project):

Link (Blog):

IRC nick: tushar_mehta

Rovin Bhandari

Project: Improving data analyzers in Strigi.

Link (Project Wiki):

Link (Blog): (none so far, will create one soon)

IRC nick: rovinbhandari / rovinbhandari1

Sourava Prasad Mishra

Project: Java Support in KDevelop!

Link (Project Wiki):

Link (Blog): Soon! As the project rolls down.

IRC nick: sourav7mishra

Brijesh Patel

Project: Providing References tool in Calligra Words

Link (Project Wiki):

Link (Blog):

IRC nick: erione

Smit Patel

Project: Providing References tool in Calligra Words

Link (Project Wiki):

Link (Blog):

IRC nick: smitpatel24

Naman Muley

Project: Developing a Map Based Contact List UI for Telepathy

Status: Working Around Marble , Designing the app

Link (Project Wiki): Coming up soon..

IRC nick: Dunce

Samir Hasan

Project: Mobile Billing System

Status: Starting to write code with the first version of developer documentation published

Link (Project Wiki):

Link (Project Blog):

Project Progress:



IRC nick: sam1487

Seshagiri Prabhu

Project: Collage Creator tool (KIPI Plugin)


Status: Going through the source code.

IRC nick: seshagiri

Rushabh Gosar

Project: Working on Knights game

Link (Project Wiki): (not yet updated).

Status: Gone through the source code, waiting for Exams to end.

IRC nick: rushabhtechie55


Project: Fontwork Shape/Tool


Link(Blog): -

Status: Looking at codes seeing how fontwork is implemented.

IRC Nick: bhawna

Antonio J. Gallo

Project: Integrate and distribute the GPL funambol server with ownCloud and its internal storage


Status: Early integration of SyncML server as an ownCloud app: Done (at alpha status) Web interface to view an edit vcf (contact) files synced with the SyncML server integrated: Done Currently improving the SyncML server and working with Kunal into the client with the aim to sync any kind of file (like dropbox and so)

IRC Nick: antoniojgallo

Łukasz Spas


Link (Blog): (Not updated yet)

Link (github): - Daily updated project source.

Status: [Implemented]: main frame of app, canvas, photo and text items, stack of layers, undo commands, snap to grid functionality, exporting canvas to standard images formats, my own image format based on SVG, photo effects, and much much more... :P [In progress]: rotating and scaling tools, borders editor, dialog for choosing paper (canvas) sizes, canvas background editor.

Samikshan Bairagya

Project: Making KStars more useful for the scientifically inclined user.

Links (Blog):

IRC Nick: samxan

Status: Fixed the magnitudes for comets. Implementing update notification system for recent supernovae.

Dhruv Patel

Project: Developing a Presentation-view tool for digikam with much more functionality than showing fullscreen image like see and edit image metadata.

Links (Blog):

Supreet Pal Singh

Project: Developing a Presentation-view tool for digikam with much more functionality than showing fullscreen image like see and edit image metadata.

Links (Blog):

Arvind S Raj

Project: Compatibility with Tomahawk player and also implement the features of Tomahawk in Amarok.

Status: Refactoring libtomahawk

Links (Blog):

IRC(freenode): dnivra

Farhad Hedayati Fard

Project: Design a lock screen for Plasma Active

Status: started moving screenlock from krunner to kwin

IRC nick: farhad_hf


Debajyoti Datta

Project: Implementation of Perl Compatible Regular Expressions in CMake

Status: Started

Project Details:

IRC nick: Debajyoti

Blog Address:

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