January 8, 2013

LibreOffice Improvements During Google Summer Of Code

Libreoffice, the cross platform office suite, participated in Google summer of code. Libreoffice had 10 students for Google summer of code, nine of them were able to complete their projects related to Libreoffice and they improved performance and usability of Libreoffice.

Some work of those students is showcased on Google open source blog. Some highlights of their work:

Calc performance improvement from Daniel Bankston : In Libreoffice the loading of the XSLX and ODF formats was quite a boring task, usually 8 minutes of load time. Daniel improved Libreoffice to decrease load time to 6 seconds...Read more at Muktware

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