KDE's 2017 Community Report Is Now Available
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 28 June 2018 at 05:37 AM EDT. 2 Comments
KDE --
KDE e.V. has published their annual report for 2017 to cover the software advancements made for this open-source desktop environment, highlight their financial health, etc.

Among the highlights from the KDE e.V. 2017 report include:

- Continued work on KDE Plasma Mobile and mobile efforts around Project Halium and the upcoming Purism Librem 5.

- Their various events from developer sprints to the Randa Meetings and the lead event, Akademy 2017.

- 62 developer accounts were created in 2017 while losing two developers.

- Their financial data for 2016 was finalized and it included 351275.43€ of income and 339107.54€ of expenses. Most of their income and expenses are around the developer events like QtCon and sprints.

- Vvave, LatteDock, and Falkon are among their featured software projects.

The 2017 report in full can be read at ev.kde.org.
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