Improving the templates in KDevelop/KAppTemplate

Aleix Pol aleixpol at
Tue Apr 8 23:38:32 UTC 2014

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 11:27 PM, Sven Brauch <svenbrauch at>wrote:

> Hi!
> On Tuesday 08 April 2014 22:14:18 Simon Waechter wrote:
> > Sorry, I meant recommendation, not requirement. I always thought,
> > KDevelop is a KDE IDE, but I think I am wrong ;)
> Yes, that's a misconception -- I don't think any of the people working on
> KDevelop sees it as a KDE-only IDE. It's certainly very suitable to develop
> KDE apps mostly because of the choice of supported technologies, but in no
> way
> limited to that.
> > That sounds like an interesting idea. With an internet service do you
> > mean a webview based approach (Template manager displays the templates
> > from a remote server) or something like the KDE Hot New Stuff Feature
> > (Sven mentioned it) ? I am not quire sure how up2date & actively used
> > the KNS system is ?
> The former would be quite some effort (or not?) ... the latter can
> basically
> be done in an hour, so I'm not sure the former is worth it.
> The GHNS stuff is being maintained, the problem with it is that the only
> provider which is actually working and active ( is
> "non-free"
> (non-OSS backend code) and not hosted by KDE, thus reportedly a bit
> painful to
> deal with if you want e.g. a new category for templates.
> Greetings!

Well, I would consider template sharing an issue to fix for KDevelop 5.
This way we can consider a broader set of technologies, e.g. Bodega.

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