April 18, 2001

New York Linux users group April 2001 meeting

Author: JT Smith

"David Sweet, Physicist, hacker, author, and KDE enthusiast, will be
giving a technical talk about some of the machinery under the hood of
KDE 2.1, starting with a quick overview of the new subsystems of
KDE 2.0: KParts (including Konqueror plugins), DCOP, aRts, KHTML,
KIOSlaves, and XMLGUI."
  *** New York Linux Users Group April 2001 Meeting ***
                         - NYLUG.org -

                KDE 2.0 Development & Andamooka

                   Presented by David Sweet


4/18/2001
Wednesday
6:30pm-8:00pm
IBM Headquarters Building
590 Madison Avenue at 57th Street
Check in at lobby for badge and room number

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David Sweet, Physicist, hacker, author, and KDE enthusiast, will be
giving a technical talk about some of the machinery under the hood of
KDE 2.1, starting with a quick overview of the new subsystems of
KDE 2.0: KParts (including Konqueror plugins), DCOP, aRts, KHTML,
KIOSlaves, and XMLGUI.
http://www.andamooka.org/~dsweet/
http://kde.org


David will then give a more in-depth KIOSlaves programming example;
this will be the bulk of the talk.

The last part of the talk will be about David's new book KDE 2.0
Development, and Andamooka, a collection of support/development
communities for Open Content/GFDL books, which hosts open content
books for reading, annotation, and discussion.
http://kde20development.andamooka.org
http://andamooka.org
http://www.opencontent.org/
http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html

Macmillan/SAMS has provided David with 10 copies of KDE 2.0 Development
to give away at this meeting.

More About David Sweet...

When he's not busy studying Flyswatter, David is a KDE contributor,
the lead author of the Open Content book KDE 2.0 Development, the author
of KSpell, and the founder of Andamooka,the open content library.
http://webs1152.im1.net/~dsweet/StaggerStep/
http://andamooka.org/

Stammtisch:
And then after the meeting... Join us around 8:15pm or so at the Typhoon
Brewery & Restaurant located at 22 East 54th Street between Madison and
5th Aves. Note - We don't find out until the day of the meeting if we have
the back room.
http://www.typhoonbrewery.com/

Please see our home page at http://www.nylug.org for the HTMLized
version of this announcement, complete with graphics and additional
hyperlinks to related information.

April 2001 - The New York Linux Users Group, NYLUG.org

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Jim Gleason               VA Linux Systems
email: jim@valinux.com       http://www.valinux.com
phone: 212-858-7684       President, New York Linux Users Group
fax: 212-858-7685         http://www.nylug.org
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