Season of KDE 2010
Dec 29, 2010, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Deop)
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"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
"We had seven successful students working on six different
projects and five different programs. Let's have a look at
"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."