[Panel-devel] applet creator

Friedrich W. H. Kossebau Friedrich.W.H at kossebau.de
Wed Jun 22 19:01:04 UTC 2005

Am Mittwoch, 22. Juni 2005 18:30, schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> On Wednesday 22 June 2005 04:28, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > Am Dienstag, 21. Juni 2005 17:19, schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> > > hey all =)
> > >
> > > something that we probably ought to ship with plasma is an applet
> > > studio. at the very basic level this should package the individual
> > > files that make up an applet into a distributable package.
> >
> > Indeed. Best would be integration with KDevelop. Not only for packaging
> > but also for developing. Their plugin system should easen that.
> this would certainly be nice as an option, but it can't become the only
> means to access this functionality. otherwise it would mean that to "easily
> create a widget package" one would have to install and learn kdevelop and
> that wouldn't really fit with the "lowering the bar" goal.

The newer ideas of KDevelop AFAIU are that of a framework where you can plugin 
anything to make it a developing thing of what you like. So if the plasma 
developing (could be even by subplugin per programming language) and 
packaging plugins are easy Plasma-KDevelop is easy, too. You get support for 
builtin-doc-browser, projekt management, VCs etc. for free (perhaps as in 

Please ask the developers of KDevelop (cc: them) they might tell you better.

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