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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. All in all, 132 people followed my request to participate in the survey, and answered …

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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, also known as instant messaging or chat. Traditionally, IRC has been the cornerstone of chat …

Which Tool Should we Use for User Interface Mockups?

When I read Heiko Tietze’s quite good introduction to Balsamiq Mockups over at the user prompt blog, I was reminded that I had considered introducing it as a tool for interaction design (not visual design, it’s not made for that) in KDE at some point. What Heiko doesn’t mention in his blog post is that …

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