ownCloud 2 is released

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in ownCloud | 4 Comments
ownCloud 2 is released

Today is a really happy and exiting day for me. After one and a half years of work the ownCloud community just released the shiny new version 2 of ownCloud. ownCloud 2 has a great new userinterface, lot´s of exciting new features like calendar and addressbook syncing, sharing of files, OpenID consumer and provider, a […]

We have a “Qtest Mobile App Port Contest” winner!

Posted by on Jun 13, 2011 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 3 Comments

At the end of last year we announced the Qtest Mobile App Port Contest. The idea was to port your existing Qt application to a mobile platform and win 10.000,- EURs. The 5 early bird winners and the 5 second place winners get a Nokia N900. The contest was a huge success and more developers […]

Welcome to the cloud age, Apple

Posted by on Jun 8, 2011 in ownCloud, privacy | 12 Comments
Welcome to the cloud age, Apple

Yesterday Apple announced their new internet service called iCloud. They finally have features which are essential for people who live in a connected world and have more than one device. I can’t help myself but to compare this features with the stuff we are doing in KDE with the ownCloud project since last year. It […]

Open letter to german politicians about free software and cloud. (update)

Posted by on Mar 18, 2011 in ownCloud, privacy | 6 Comments

In Baden-Württemberg, Germany are elections in 10 days. I wrote an open letter to politicians from all major parties to ask them about free software, cloud services and the german data protection act. Let´s see if I get interesting answers. ——————————————— Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, als Stuttgarter, Open Source Entwickler und Gründer eines Startup […]

ownCloud update

Posted by on Feb 23, 2011 in ownCloud | 20 Comments

A lot of cool stuff is happening around ownCloud at the moment. François is working on a super cool new webinterface. It looks really nice. Login: http://www.kubler.org/owncloud-mockups/login.html Files : http://www.kubler.org/owncloud-mockups/ Logs : http://www.kubler.org/owncloud-mockups/logs.html User settings : http://www.kubler.org/owncloud-mockups/user_settings.html We have a cool new audioplayer so people have easy access to their media from all their devices. […]

Contest deadline extended

Posted by on Jan 30, 2011 in KDE, openDesktop.org | No Comments

Several developers approached me and asked for more time to port their applications. So we extend the deadline of the contest to 31. of march. Everybody has one more month to port a KDE or Qt application to Symbian or MeeGo. Remember that you can win 10.000,- so please consider to make your KDE or […]

2 amazing meetings to change the world

Posted by on Jan 24, 2011 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 7 Comments

Last week I attended two very interesting developer sprints at the SUSE office in Nürnberg. More and more people in the Linux world realize that a nice application installer (Application Store) is needed to make the Linux platform more attractive for normal users and third party developers. The current package managers expose way to much […]

The Qtest Mobile App Port Contest early bird winners are here

Posted by on Jan 14, 2011 in KDE, openDesktop.org | No Comments

It´s amazing that we have already 33 applications ported and submitted for the contest. All the applications are available on Qt-Apps.org and soon on the Ovi store. The jury looked at all the submissions in the last 2 weeks and picked the 5 winners of the early bird contest. So here are the 5 lucky […]

Beta of the Qt Creator Buildservice Plugin released (Project Bretzn)

Posted by on Dec 29, 2010 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 10 Comments
Beta of the Qt Creator Buildservice Plugin released (Project Bretzn)

What is Project Bretzn? Apart from being a tasty Bavarian bread-snack, Bretzn is a code-name for a collection of technology aimed at solving a problem which has existed in software development for a very long time: How do you get your applications build for all available platforms and get it to your users? In the […]

Qtest Mobile App Port Contest launched

Posted by on Dec 22, 2010 in KDE, openDesktop.org | One Comment
Qtest Mobile App Port Contest launched

The Qtest Mobile App Contest started yesterday. The goal is to port your Qt/KDE app to MeeGo or Symbian and put it in the Nokia Ovi store. New applications are also welcome of course. The prize for the best application is 10.000,- EUR and there are 10 N900 as additional prizes to win. So if […]