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Guerilla UX Testing, and Other Experiences From Akademy

It’s about a month now since the end of Akademy 2018 and I’ve finally found the time to write up some of my impressions from my favorite event of every year, and to encourage all of you to embrace both

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Retrospective: The KDE Mission Survey

It might sound a bit weird that I’m now talking about something that took place two years ago, but I just realized that while the call to participate in the survey for the KDE Mission was published on the Dot,

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Hey Mycroft, Drive Me to our Goals!

Intro Almost three months after Akademy 2017, I finally found the time to write a blog post about how I experienced it. Akademy is where I learn again about all the amazing things happening in our community, where I connect

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Results of the Requirements Survey for a KDE-wide Chat Solution

A week ago, I wrote my previous blog post about a survey I had set up, to figure out how important each of the requirements we had collected for a common IM / chat solution for KDE is for us.

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The Quest for a Common Chat/IM Solution

A Free/ Open Source Software community usually uses several means of communication: Among them are email, forums, code review and bug tracking systems, nowadays also video chat systems, but one of the central communication channels is usually real-time text communication,

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My Plans for Akademy / QtCon

It’s finally that time of the year again which many KDE contributors have been looking forward to: The time when we all get together at Akademy, to meet our KDE friends in person, give and listen to talks and make

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A Usability Guy’s Journey to Creating his First KDE Tool – Part 2: A Vision

As already suggested in the first article of this series, fixing a bug was just the start of my journey. What I now want to do is help KDE improve our AppStream metadata. Why is this so important to me?

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