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| Investigate development for the Blackberry platform within the KDE development environment.
| Investigate development for the Blackberry platform within the KDE development environment.
|Sune Vuorela
|Copenhagen, Denmark
|libs, packaging
|make sure notifications sent by Qt/KDE apps behaves nicely

Revision as of 16:08, 26 September 2012

You can find the KDE Playbook Contributor Device Program announcement here:

Name Email Location Project Project URL Plans
Laszlo Papp lpapp at kde dot org Galway county, Ireland KHangMan, KAnagram, and perhaps Gluon (including the player) Port the applications to BB UI along with its dependencies, if needed.
Gilles Caulier caulier dot gilles at gmail dot com Aix en Provence, France digiKam, Kipi-plugins, and relevant shared libraries (libkipi, libkdcraw, libkexiv2, libkmap, libkface, etc...) Port the photo manager, all plugins, and all dependencies from kdegraphics.
Andrea Brancaleoni null at gmx dot it Milan, Italy kbreakout & other kde-games SHORT TERM: port kdegame project shrinking KDE dependencies (kbreakout alredy ported to android-qt) LONG TERM: port the KDE libraries needed to run the games.
Andre Heinecke [email protected] Osnabrück, Germany Kontact Touch (Kdepim) See whats possible to get running, help working on the necessary libraries and/or working on adopting the kdepim infrastructure.
Bart Cerneels [email protected] Belgium Amarok, Qt-project Amarok's new core should allow for easy experimentation with a full QML UI for tablets. Extending Qt platform support where required for applications. Specific interests: NFC, bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP.
Bernhard Reiter [email protected] Osnabrück, Germany Kontact Touch and "Desktop" (KDEPIM) Evaluate port of Kontact Touch and necessary components in order to facilitate them. Testing other KDE products in combination with other BB software for real life business usability.
Nuno Pinheiro nuno at Vila Real, Portugal Oxygen, Split-it, Time to Go. Port the applications to BB, Continue to develop generic UI/UX/artwork for Apps and create new ones mostly made with Touch in mind. Expanding kde's own pool of touch focussed apps.
Mario Fux fux'AT'kdeDOTorg Burgdorf, Switzerland WiktionaryParser and GUI Port the wiktionaryParser to more languages (English, French, Italian, etc.) and then develop a QML GUI. It's not (yet) KDE software and I'm atm a slow developer so keep me at the bottom of the list ;-). Oh and I'd use it for promotional stuff as well (e.g. sponsor finding for Randa)
Mario Bensi mbensi at ipsquad dot net Toulouse, France KDE Framework and Zanshin and Evaluate port of KDE frameworks to BB, testing other KDE products using this and also evaluate port of Zanshin (a powerful yet simple application for managing your day to day actions and notes) to BB, for that i will need to test akonadi on BB too.
Björn Balazs kde at lazs dot de Berlin, Germany Usability Usability Support for the Development of different mobile KDE applications
Teo Mrnjavac [email protected] Trieste, Italy Amarok Evaluate the long term possibilities of porting the next iteration of Amarok to the BB platform. Also maybe Tomahawk or other stuff :)
Tomaz Canabrava tcanabrava at kde dot org Rio de janeiro, Brazil KDE-EDU Port, test and develop educational applications to BB platform. Im currently in charge with an internship experiment ( 6 students ), so the device will be used by all the students.
Matt Williams [email protected] Coventry, UK KDE Games and KDE Frameworks Assist with porting and testing KDE frameworks for the BB platform. Also for porting and testing my game, KSquares, and other KDE games on a touch device for use with Plasma Active.
Rafal Kulaga rl.kulaga at gmail dot com Krakow, Poland KDE-EDU (KStars) Evaluation of possibility to port KStars to BB platform. This device will also be used by a friend of mine that's currently evaluating different user interface designs for mobile version of KStars. In a long term, we would like to make simplified version of KStars available for mobile devices.
Lukáš Tvrdý (at) gmail dot com Slovakia Krita Explore and test graphics effects. Try to create some small painting app for mobile.
Albert Astals Cid [email protected] Barcelona, Spain Blinken, explore port of KTuberling (didn't make sense for a phone) Port to BB, make sure it works fine
Stephane MANKOWSKI [email protected] Toulouse, France Skrooge Port Skrooge (A personal finances manager) to BB
Diego Casella [email protected] Montebelluna, Italy Plasmate Implement 1-click plasmoids installation from developer's laptop to BB device, in order to speed up plasmoid development/testing/deploy. This would require changes on both Plasmate and Plasma Active sides. Since I'll get my bachelor degree in late September (finally!) , I'll be free again to play with KDE code again.
Diego Iastrubni [email protected] Hod Hasharon, Israel KDE/i18n-he

I will work on i18n related issues and RTL issues found anywhere in KDE, and translating the workspace to Hebrew. This means translations and code modifications where is needed.

Ivan Čukić [email protected] Belgrade, Serbia Activities and Plasma Active

Port activities system. Activities gather different content like applications, documents, web pages, contacts etc. that belong together. This way, they allow to quickly access the resources related to the task at hand. For example, when in Work activity, you'd get only a list of your work contacts, and related documents. Also, they allow to encrypt the data that belong to specific activities.

Heiko Tietze [email protected] Berlin, Deutschland User-Experience

User experience and usability for desktop and mobile applications; Support for KDE developers.

Jan Kundrát (jkt) [email protected] Prague, Czech Republic Trojitá

Developing a touch-oriented user interface for Trojitá, an IMAP e-mail client. I've already ported Trojitá to Harmattan, but it is not a KDE project.

Filipe Saraiva [email protected] São Carlos, Brazil KDE-EDU Port and develop KDE-EDU applications to Blackberry platform. I am a KDE-EDU developer, maintainer of Cantor backends to Scilab and Python.
Michael Bohlender michael.bohlender( aT ) Munich , Germany webservice integration (buddycloud) / Integrate the decentralized social network buddycloud within plasma active. Buddycloud is currently working on getting its service into native mobile apps (andriod and iOS so far). There is an ongoing effort to integreat WebAccounts within KDE. Getting a Tablet that is capeable of running Plasma Active would benefit my development work greatly because i would be able to test the Touch UI parts. Please note, that aside from some patches, i am not a full KDE contributer yet, but id like to change that.
Eli MacKenzie [email protected] Ontario, Canada Konversation IRC Client Every platform where KDE developers are found should have an IRC Client :)
Emmanuel Lepage Vallee [email protected] Quebec, Canada SFLPhone-KDE, Umbrello A corporate SIP phone built on top of KDE is a great fit for BB. Many OS specific code issues remain (low level network, low level audio, RPC/dbus), but it should be possible to make a port, I would love to try. I also have some work (yet to be merged) on Umbrello I would like to test on a touchscreen
Tadej Novak tadej (at) Kranj, Slovenia Tano, VLC-Qt I'm developing IP TV player based on Qt and VLC. It's not directly a KDE application, but it works great on it. I'm currently porting it to QML and would be nice to have a reference tablet. As VLC is not yet ideal for real cross-platform development, I plan to contribute to Phonon and/or QtMultimedia with missing features.
Radek Novacek [email protected] Brno, Czech Republic Todo:Read Todo:Read is non KDE application developed for Harmattan in QML/Qt/C++ with deep system integration. It's application for reading postponed articles with ability to download article for later offline reading. I believe that this kind of application is useful for most mobile device users.
Arjen Hiemstra [email protected] Utrecht, Netherlands Gluon, Calligra Port Gluon to PlayBook/BB10. Look at possibilities for Calligra, most likely we can port Calligra Active and potentially the new Krita Sketch to Playbook.
Inge Wallin [email protected], [email protected] Ljungsbro, sweden Calligra, Book reader, kdegames, Like Arjen, I will work on Calligra Active, but also either work on Okular Active to become a better book reader for education (support dynamic content like multimedia and 3D animations and reflowing) or write a new webkit based ebook reader. Finally I may work on KReversi which I'm the maintainer of.
John Layt [email protected] London, UK Qt Printing and Locale maintainer, kdelibs developer, kdepim / KHolidays maintainer Help port kdelibs / KF5 to the BB environment. As Qt printing maintainer implement printing support for BB and cloud printing in general. As KDE/Qt locale maintainer ensure new locale services and date/time widgets work on BB. Develop new touch-friendly date/time and calendar widgets for Plasma and kdepim.
Eugene Trounev [email protected] Toronto, CA Graphic, and UI designer Graphics and mobile UI design help and consultancy, QML scripting. Bringing my extensive experience in mobile UI design from Nokia's Symbian, and Google's Android platforms, as well as an extensive hands on experience with QML UI scripting language.
David Nolden [email protected] Aachen, Germany KDevelop IDE (C++ language support), Investigate development for the Blackberry platform within the KDE development environment.
Sune Vuorela [email protected] Copenhagen, Denmark libs, packaging make sure notifications sent by Qt/KDE apps behaves nicely

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