KDE Contributor and Developer Conference

Overview and Schedule (weekend 21st/22nd of August, 2004)

All presentations were given in English. Recordings of the talks are available in theora-ogg format.

Saturday 21.8 Track 1: Cinema Track 2: Gallery
8:30 Registration
9:00 Opening
9:15 Keynote: "How an Itching Troll and a Park Bench Influenced KDE"
Eirik Chambe-Eng, Trolltech
Slides, Transcript
Development Tools
10:00 Beyond Hierarchical Data: Search and Meta Data as Fundamental Interface Elements
Scott Wheeler
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
Regression Testing and Automation Using KD Executor
David Faure
Slides, Audio, Video
11:00 Common Code Patterns
Gustavo Boiko, Helio Chissini de Castro, Conectiva
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
Performance Optimization - Simulation and Real Measurement
Josef Weidendorfer
Slides, Audio, Video
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Object Prevalence in C++
Harri Porten, froglogic
Slides, Audio, Video
What is new in Eclipse 3.0?
Wassim Melhem (IBM)
Transcript, Audio, Video
14:00 Designing Qt-style APIs
Matthias Ettrich, Trolltech
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
How NX Can Accelerate KDE Development and Help the Quality Teams
Kurt Pfeifle
Audio, Video
15:00 Meta-Programming in KDE
Cornelius Schumacher
Slides, Audio, Video
Using KJSEmbed in KDE Applications
Ian Reinhart Geiser, SourceXtreme Inc.
Transcript, Audio, Video
16:00 Coffee Break
Community
16:30 The Future and Promise of Quality Teams in KDE
Tom Chance
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
17:30 freedesktop.org talk
Daniel Stone
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
18:30 Break
19:00 Social Event
 
Sunday 22.8 Track 1: Cinema Track 2: Gallery
Multimedia Integration
8:45 MAS in KDE
Leon Shiman
Audio, Video
Linux Registry
Avi Alkalay
Slides, Audio, Video
9:45 Coffee Break
10:00 GStreamer
Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller, Scott Wheeler
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
Common Information Model - Use-cases, KDE-integration
Matthias Hölzer-Klüpfel
Slides, Audio, Video
11:00 Network-Integrated Multimedia Middleware
Marco Lohse, Michael Repplinger, Philipp Slusallek
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
Cooperation With the Window Manager
Lubos Lunak
Slides, Audio, Video
12:00 Lunch
Unix Accessibility Forum Techniques
13:00 Opening Talk: "Desktop Accessibility for Hackers"
Aaron Leventhal, IBM
Slides, Audio, Video
Rendering and Laying Out Unicode Text
Lars Knoll, Trolltech
Transcript, Audio, Video
14:00 The State of Unix Accessibility
Peter Korn, Sun Microsystems
Two Slides, Audio, Video
Writing Plugins as an Introduction to KDE
Brad Hards
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
15:00 Making Qt/KDE Applications Accessible
Harald Fernengel, Trolltech
Slides, Audio, Video
Model/View With Qt 4
Marius Bugge Monsen, Trolltech
Slides, Transcript, Audio, Video
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 The Qt Sorcerer's Apprentice -
Doing Things With Qt That Qt Wasn't Made For

David Faure
Slides, Transcript, Source Code
17:30 Closing
17:45 End of conference

Note: This is intended to be the final schedule. If there will be changes they will be announced on this web page.

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