KDevelop's welcome page

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Thu Nov 17 22:37:12 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 5:59 PM, David Nolden <zwabel at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 2011/11/17 Sven Brauch <svenbrauch at googlemail.com>:
> > I'm sorry, but I disagree. "Recent Projects" is, in my opinion, the
> > most useful thing that could possibly be on a welcome page. I often
> > have more than one project, but I absolutely don't have the nerves to
> > configure different sessions and stuff for them. So I'd love to be
> > able to just click one of the most recently used projects when
> > KDevelop opens up.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Sven
> The recent projects are _automatically_ in the session, unless you
> close them manually, so why would you need a list of projects which
> basically equals the one you see in the "projects" toolview?
> Sessions are easy to use, they don't need to be configured. Simply
> push "start new session" if you start doing something new. Sessions
> make life much easier, and we should propagate productive usage,
> rather than creating alternative structures.
> A pretty overview of the sessions and their contained projects could
> be something nice for the starting page.
> Greetings, David
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Probably when you have a session opened, you'll have opened files, then the
dashboard won't be shown. IMO, the dashboard is to provide an easy way to
start using KDevelop instead of the gray window.

Also in this case we should show the projects dashboard.
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