Delicious Transblurency [1]

The ‘focus‘ word has many meanings, ranging from the optical concept of ‘good convergence of light rays generated by an object’ to the cognitive process of directing the attention to a particular target while ignoring other targets. Now the interesting part: this concept can be used in computers too, especially in user interfaces, to direct […]

Grab one, it’s free!

As promised, here is a list of some KDE ideas that the people left in my previous post, along as mine. They’re available for free, so feel free to pick one and make it yours As a side note, I’m making a KDE Prediction for 2010: KDM will receive lots of love! You can see that […]

Gift a cool idea!

You often think “this KDE idea of mine would kick ass” but then you don’t have time to implement it and finally you forget about it? Welcome to the club! Collecting Ideas I want to blog about some cool things to do for the KDE project on week-1 2010. I’ve got just a couple of […]

QML to KDM! Presto!!

I’m really surprised you’re still reading, since the title really explains it all.. but for you, my beloved reader, I’ll spend some words more. The KDE login Manager The login manager is the “insert password” dialog that gets in the way when you want to use your computer. Of course you may not be the […]

I’m going Multi-Touch

This is one of the hottest topics of the moment: Multi-Touch (see the trends here). Every review of the just released Qt 4.6 mentions the Touch-and-Gestures framework and KDE is getting ready to use the technology — still it doesn’t work on X11 (yet). MultiTouch can be Fun ! I couldn’t resist, so for 99€ (120$) I […]

AddiQted to 4.6

note for planetkde readers: check the original article to see the video! I confess, I’m addiQted. You obviously think it’s normal (you’re not reading this blog by accident, aren’t you?) but it wasn’t always like this: I’ve liked some previous versions, but the upcoming Qt 4.6 really rocks! The Fotowall case As I shown previosly, […]

Cuteness 4.6

Seven days after the release of the Tech Preview 1, we released the latest stable Windows build of Fotowall [1] that was based on Qt 4.6. Somebody could argue that this is a bit imprudent. We did that because the benefits of the 4.6 release are worth the risk of the move! Indirect Benefits, or […]

Fotowall 0.8

Fotowall 0.8.2 has just been released and we’re already getting some great feedback Cherry picked  features from the delicious 0.8 release: Now you’ll be able to deform text changing the shape of its baseline visually (see the “Fotowall” string in the image above and its Bezier control points) Pictures can be cropped to a certain […]

Fotowall 0.5

Oggi ho rilasciato Fotowall 0.5! Tra le migliorie: – creazione e stampa di CD/DVD (by Tanguy Arnaud) – elemento Testo (completo di Editor visuale HTML-like ) – più di 50 fix sull’usabilità! – effetto GLOW Puoi scaricare qui i sorgenti se ti piace studiare il codice, oppure scarica direttamente il programma per Windows (2.8MB). Un […]

Fotowall News

As many people requested, now Fotowall has become really Open Source (GPLv2) and is publicly hosted on the net!! Its new home is, and for celebration 0.21 was released, with a new Icon, WinXP+ binary file and the full-res version of tutorial video I put on YouTube. Suggestions are more than appreciated, Thank you […]