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Curious Child

28. February 2021

The internal handling of window children on Wayland as on X11 has been reorganized in the latest version of KWinFT. A quick overview of the new implementation.

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Window Kindergarten

19. February 2021

An introduction to child windows and related ideas, what is an important mental model on X11 just as much as on Wayland.

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The Windowing Revolution

8. February 2021

The new version of KWinFT contains a monumental rewrite of its windowing logic. Read on for an overview of the changes and why this rewrite was necessary.

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KWinFT project 5.20 released

15. October 2020

New versions of the KWinFT projects are available now. Aligned with the release of Plasma 5.20 they offer new features and stability improvements.

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Universal means to specific ends

25. September 2020

Today's beta release of KWinFT features a fundamental upgrade to Disman making it a truly universal display management solution not only for KWinFT and KDE Plasma but for a multitude of other desktop environments and window managers too.

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Wrapland redone

25. May 2020

A first update on ongoing developments in the KWinFT project featuring a redesign of Wrapland's server library and two more projects joining KWinFT.

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The KWinFT project

15. April 2020

Announcing the birth of the KWinFT project, a reboot of the window manager KWin and its accompanying libwayland wrapping library KWayland in the form of Wrapland. Its first release is available now.

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Political activism in KDE

22. September 2019

A reflection on current political activism in KDE and what other possibilities there might be.

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KDE sprints in summer heat

18. August 2019

End of June I attended the annual Plasma sprint as well as in July the KDE Connect and the KWin sprints in Nuremberg. This is a summary of what was important to me at these sprints.

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New website, new company, new partners, new code

21. June 2019

The obvious change to announce is the new website design. But there is much more to talk about.