2014 and 2015

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in KDE, ownCloud, private | 3 Comments

In just a few hours 2014 ends. This is a great opportunity to look back at what happened this year in the ownCloud world and in my personal life. This was an absolutely crazy 12-month so this blog post is now way longer that I planed. A huge thanks you to everyone in the ownCloud […]

Ohio Linux Fest

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in KDE, ownCloud, privacy | No Comments

This Friday the Ohio Linux Fest kicks off in downtown Columbus and I’ll be there! It is my first Linux Fest in the US so I greatly look forward to being introduced in this grand tradition. Of course, I’ll be talking about ownCloud on Saturday the 25, from 13:00 to 14:00 room D142-143. The title […]

A possible future for PHP

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in KDE, other, ownCloud | 67 Comments

ownCloud is one of the biggest open source project written in PHP if you look into the latest statistics. It is used for the server part of ownCloudas most of you know. We use other technologies like C++ and Qt for the Desktop Clients, Java for the Android app and Objective-C for iOS, JavaScript for […]

ownCloud 7 is out!

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in ownCloud, privacy | 14 Comments

We just published ownCloud 7! This awesome release brings many new features. Among them, I’m most excited about the server to server sharing. Server to server sharing is a first step in true federation of data with ownCloud: you can add a folder shared with you from another ownCloud instance into your own. Next step […]

Free ownCloud mobile libraries released

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in ownCloud | 6 Comments

Today we are happy to announce the release of the ownCloud mobile libraries for iOS and Android. ownCloud is a free file sync and share solution. The main differentiator to Dropbox, Google Drive, and others beside being free software is that you can run it yourself wherever you want. Obviously a central place to you […]

ownCloud 6 is here

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in ownCloud | 11 Comments

I’m supper happy to announce the release of ownCloud 6 today. ownCloud 6 is a special release in several way. The community did an incredible job with improving ownCloud in several important areas. Quality. ownCloud is a very fast moving project so it is super important to balance innovative new features with rock solid stability. […]

Welcome “ownCloud Documents”

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in ownCloud | 24 Comments
Welcome “ownCloud Documents”

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the new features in ownCloud 6. I promised a special surprise in the coming weeks. And here it is. 😉 In the past few month we have worked on a feature that will be super useful and popular. All the development happened in a public repository on […]

Introducing ownCloud 6

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in ownCloud | 12 Comments
Introducing ownCloud 6

Today we release the first Alpha of the latest (ownCloud 6) Community Edition and I’m extremely excited by the latest features. ownCloud 6 is the fastest, best looking, easiest to use ownCloud yet. Oh, and it has a ton of cool, new features that the community can use to safely and privately sync and share […]

Introducing CONTRIBOOK

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in ownCloud, privacy | 4 Comments

I wan’t to introduce a small side project of me today that we needed for ownCloud but could be useful for other too. It’s call CONTRIBOOK and I planed to do this for many years. Lately I was sitting in planes and trains a lot so I have some time to finally do the version […]

Thoughts on privacy

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in ownCloud, privacy | 5 Comments

There is currently a huge public discussion going on about privacy, what it means in the Internet age, is it important or an outdated concept? Are there exceptions allowed? Does the government have special rights to see private documents and communication of the people? Does the government have the right to keep information about what […]