PlasmaKPart moved to kdereview

David Hubner hubnerd at
Fri Aug 20 00:26:18 BST 2010

  On 19/08/10 20:25, Ryan Rix wrote:
> Albert, Aaron, Richard,
> Sorry for the delay on this... I'm all settled into my dorms now, I'll be
> hacking on all of this starting tonight.
> Ryan
> On Thu 12 August 2010 23:54:50 Ryan Rix wrote:
>> Moin moin,
>> I've moved PlasmaKPart, a KPart which can be used by any application who
>> wishes to enable a dashboard/summary page in their application, into
>> kdereview. PlasmaKPart leverages the Plasma Development Platform to do
>> most of the work for any developer; the only thing really left for
>> developers is the development of the widgets, which can either be done
>> using Plasma or using QWidgets easily wrapped in Plasma objects.
>> The documentation on this KPart, including the details to implement
>> Plasma object injection using the Plasma::PluginLoader API (already in
>> trunk) currently resides as a work in progress at
>> .
>> It will be completed over the next 24 hours.
>> There are no dependencies for this code outside of kdelibs and
>> kdebase/runtime (as far as I can tell).
>> There is currently in plasmakaprt/shell a testing/example shell which
>> will show the minimal amount of work necessary to deploy this kpart as
>> well as the Plasma::PluginLoader API.
>> This code is directly related to my Google Summer of Code work. The plan
>> is to move this into kdebase-runtime.
>> Best,
>> Ryan Rix
>> PS: I may be out of sync a little bit over the next two to three days as
>> I move in and transition to dorm life for my first year of university.
Probably want to do the krazy fixes as well

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