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Two target groups, Developers and Sponsors.
 
Two target groups, Developers and Sponsors.
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Developers:
 
Developers:
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* Work with many skilled Qt devs
 
* Work with many skilled Qt devs
 
* Make yourself visible to potential employers
 
* Make yourself visible to potential employers
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Sponsors:
 
Sponsors:
Looking for new companies to become involved with KDE, either for development or funding
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* 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
 
* Sponsoring KDE will expose you to a large pool of Qt talent to hire from
 
* Qt provides a neutral ground for companies to collaborate
 
* Qt provides a neutral ground for companies to collaborate
 
* Provide quaily software: libraries, apps and platforms
 
* Provide quaily software: libraries, apps and platforms
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KDE has vast Qt experience
 
KDE has vast Qt experience
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* A number of Qt maintainers are KDE devs / alumni
 
* A number of Qt maintainers are KDE devs / alumni
 
* KDE is largest non-commercial contributor to Qt, possibly 3rd largest overall
 
* KDE is largest non-commercial contributor to Qt, possibly 3rd largest overall
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KDE has a large pool of Qt talent to mentor devs / hire from
 
KDE has a large pool of Qt talent to mentor devs / hire from
 
* KDE alumni include Lars, Thiago, Kalle, many KDAB employees
 
* KDE alumni include Lars, Thiago, Kalle, many KDAB employees
 
* QtDevDays program 19 of 48 speakers are KDE alumni
 
* QtDevDays program 19 of 48 speakers are KDE alumni
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KDE is one of the largest and most mature Open Source communities
 
KDE is one of the largest and most mature Open Source communities
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* Incubated Qt Android port
 
* Incubated Qt Android port
 
* Involved with EU research projects
 
* Involved with EU research projects
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KDE has mature code offerings
 
KDE has mature code offerings
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* e.g. Widgets, ThreadWeaver, Archive, Mapping, PIM
 
* e.g. Widgets, ThreadWeaver, Archive, Mapping, PIM
 
* Frameworks talk on Wednesday
 
* Frameworks talk on Wednesday
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KDE has advanced developer tools built on years of experience
 
KDE has advanced developer tools built on years of experience
- KDevelop
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* KDevelop
- KCacheGrind
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* KCacheGrind
- Massive Visualizer
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* Massive Visualizer
- etc
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* etc
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What is KDE:
 
What is KDE:
 
* A community of Open Source developers focussed on end-user technology
 
* A community of Open Source developers focussed on end-user technology
 
* Release libraries, workspace and applications on a reliable 6 month cycle
 
* Release libraries, workspace and applications on a reliable 6 month cycle

Revision as of 19:30, 7 October 2013

KDE at Qt Dev Days

KDE is a partner at Qt Dev Days, where we will have a booth in the exhibition space and run the Qt Contributors Day.

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


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
  • Release libraries, workspace and applications on a reliable 6 month cycle

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