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Kaidan joins KDE and a Departure From Codethink

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  • Kaidan Joins KDE As A Jabber/XMPP Chat Client

    Kaidan developers had already been engaging with the KDE community and now is officially part of the KDE project/ Kaidan is written against KDE's Kirigami framework and utilizes Qt Quick. Given the Kirigami / Qt Quick usage, Kaidan is naturally designed to support different form factors including KDE Plasma Mobile.

  • Kaidan joins KDE

    The Kaidan team has always had good relations with the KDE community, as Kaidan is written with KDE’s Kirigami library. Consequently, it is only logical for us to join KDE officially, and we are happy to announce that we now finally did so.

    This introduces some changes and benefits to the development workflow, first of all we can now use KDE’s GitLab instance on invent.kde.org which removes the need for hosting our own. In the future, we plan to provide official Windows and macOS builds using KDE’s binary-factory infrastructure.

  • Closing doors: Codethink.

    April 26th was my last day at Codethink Ltd. It has been over three years and a half working for this Manchester based company as consultant. I have got the opportunity to learn a lot working for a variety of customers and Open Source organizations together with bright professionals.

    Codethink is an organization that cares about people: customers and employees. That is not as common as it might seem in software engineering service companies. Codethink does good software engineering too; sometimes under tough conditions. It is not always easy to work for customers with tight deadlines, solving complex problems with high impact in their businesses. I am proud of having worked for such organization.

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