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Cantor: new upcoming release scheduled to December

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Backend selection dialog in Cantor Cantor, the scientific programming environment inspired in notebook view concept, is going to have a new release together with KDE Applications 15.12 in December. The most important thing in this future release is the removal of KDELibs4Support dependence. Cantor had an initial Qt5/KF5 port released with KDE Applications 15.04 in April,… [Read More]

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September 19th, 2015 at 7:36 pm

Cantor in KDE Applications 15.04

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KDE Applications 15.04 release brings a new version of the scientific programming software Cantor, with a lot of news. I am specially happy with this release because I worked in several parts of these new features. =) Come with me™ and let’s see what is new in Cantor. Cantor ported to Qt5/KF5 I started the… [Read More]

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April 26th, 2015 at 9:37 am

Moving to Stockholm

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Stockholm [This post is off-topic for some Planet readers, sorry for it. I just expect to get some help with free software communities.] Exciting times are coming to me before the end of year. Next week (probably) I am going to Stockholm to live for 5 months. I am getting an visiting researcher position at  KTH… [Read More]

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December 11th, 2014 at 12:41 pm

Presenting a Season of KDE 2014 student – Minh Ngo

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Season of KDE is an outreach program hosted by the KDE community. This year I am working as a mentor to a long time requested project related with Cantor – the development of Python 3 backend. You can read more about Cantor in my blog (texts in English and Portuguese). So, let’s say welcome and good luck to… [Read More]

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November 21st, 2014 at 4:32 pm

Cantor: new features in KDE 4.14

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KDE 4.14 was released in August 2014 but I did not have time to write about new features in Cantor for that release. So, let’s fix it now! New backend: Lua Cantor family of backends have a new member: Lua, using luajit implementation. This backend have a lot of features: syntax highlighting, tab complete, figures… [Read More]

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October 1st, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Code completion in Cantor script editor

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Some months ago I wrote about the new features available in Cantor from KDE 4.13 release. But I did not write about a new nice feature available in that release too – so let’s see the new code completion in Cantor script editor! I coded a default syntax highlighting to each backend in script editor…. [Read More]

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May 13th, 2014 at 4:56 pm

KDE packagers: give some love to Cantor

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I have some posts to write about Cantor but first I would like to request a help to KDE packagers of several Linux distros around the world. I received some mails from users asking “how can I use python in Cantor?” or “where is python support in Cantor?”. Well, python2-backend is available in Cantor since… [Read More]

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May 13th, 2014 at 12:47 am