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Season of KDE 2010

Dec 29, 2010, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Deop)

"This year was the 4th Season of KDE. Season of KDE (SoK) allows KDE to help support students and worthwhile projects who didn't manage to get one of the limited places in the Google Summer of Code program. Each SoK student works on their chosen project with a mentor from KDE with experience in that area to help and guide them.

"We had seven successful students working on six different projects and five different programs. Let's have a look at them.

"Hariom Balhara worked on a plugin for the smokegen tool called Documentation Extractor. The plugin will parse header and source files extracting documentation comments and converting them Ruby. It converts its input to a format understandable to Rdoc, which then creates the Ruby documentation.

"Kunal Ghosh's effort was to bring QtScript integration to Digikam. This works as a plugin mechanism to further expand the capabilities of the the Batch Queue Processor (BQP) of the photo management application. BQP allows one to apply a sequence of transformations to a group of images. The plugin enables BQP to understand scripts written in QtScript scripting language based on the ECMA Script standards."

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