After years of focusing on further improving KDE4 two weeks ago the developers of the free desktop announced the next big step for their project: KDE Frameworks 5.0. But as long-time developer — and Plasma team leader — Aaron Seigo points out the source-incompatible changes shall be held to a minimum.
Aaron Seigo offers some advice on how to approach a development community with a new idea. "There is a saying that goes, 'it is easier to ask forgiveness than permission'. However, when it when comes to introducing plans and ideas to a community, this is often very bad advice. It...
Aaron Seigo offers some advice on how to approach a development community with a new idea.
Datamation: "No one is better qualified to talk about the state of the KDE desktop than Aaron Seigo. A former member of the board of KDE e.V, the German non-profit that oversees the project, Seigo is a lead developer on the desktop."
Welcome to the Bodega store!
The openSUSE News site features an interview with Aaron Seigo about Bodega, a content store technology developed under the KDE umbrella. We replicate the KDE-relevant parts of the article here.
What is Bodega?
First off, let’s find out what Bodega is all about. Aaron explains:
Bodega is a store for digital stuff.
Fascinating post over at Technology Spectator, where commentator and telco consultant Andrew Harris discusses a new invention coming out of Alcatel-Lucent; an invention, he surmises, which would be a good fit for Telstra.
So, when you have a problem at hand:
How do you approach coming up with a solution?
What programming paradigms do you ascribe to?
How would you characterize your paradigm's ideal approach?
How well do you match your paradigm?
What language features do you find useful for coming up with solutions?
Mostly, just for fun.