The Windowing Revolution

February 8, 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.


KWinFT Project 5.20 Released

October 15, 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.


Universal Means to Specific Ends

September 25, 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.


Wrapland Redone

May 25, 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.


The KWinFT Project

April 16, 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.


Political Activism in KDE

September 22, 2019

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


KDE Sprints in Summer Heat

August 18, 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.


New Website, New Company, New Partners, New Code

June 21, 2019

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


Representing KDE at XDC 2018

October 31, 2018

Last month the X.Org Developer's Conference (XDC) was held in A Coruña, Spain. I took part as a Plasma/KWin developer.


Wayland Future and Legacy

September 25, 2018

Plasma 5.14 is right around the corner, time to write again an update like I did for 5.13 on what was achieved in terms of Wayland and what is in the work.

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