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Month of KDE Contributor: …to Akademy

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In recent weeks I had an intense “Month of KDE Contributor” that began with LaKademy, the KDE Latin American Summit, and ended with Akademy, the KDE World Summit. It was a month somewhat tiring, hard work, but it was also filled with good stories, great meetings, new contacts, discoveries and, I can say, fun. Previous post I wrote about LaKademy… [Read More]

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September 26th, 2014 at 2:00 pm

My TODO List for LaKademy 2014

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Next week São Paulo, one of the biggest cities in this planet, will host the second KDE Latin America Summit – or, how we call, LaKademy! The event will be held in the FLOSS Competence Center of University of São Paulo, an interesting center where academia, enterprises, and community works together to create, to improve,… [Read More]

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August 23rd, 2014 at 3:13 am

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

See you at FISL 15!

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Soon I am going to one of the biggest events in the world about free software, the International Free Software Forum (FISL)! As usual this year will be very present in KDE activities – especially the lecture by Kévin Ottens on KDE Frameworks 5, and the KDE community meeting. It will be easy to find… [Read More]

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May 5th, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Cantor’s script editor news

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A small blogpost about Cantor before Brazilian Carnival parties. KDE 4.13 is feature freeze now and I developed some improvements in Cantor’s script editor. It will be available in next KDE stable release around April 16. Now Python 2 and Scilab backends have support to script editor! See some pictures: Cantor Script Editor for Python… [Read More]

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March 1st, 2014 at 6:48 pm

Cantor: Python 2 backend feature tour

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Introduction Cantor backend selection screen In 2013 I developed a Python 2 backend for Cantor, a project funded in part by Google Summer of Code. Now this backend is available in Cantor released in KDE 4.12. Cantor is a mathematical/scientific programming software, a frontend providing IDE features (syntax highlighting, tab-complete, variables management, and more) and… [Read More]

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January 16th, 2014 at 10:42 am