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More Fresh Developers For Haiku

by @ Sunday, May 17th, 2009. Filed under Haiku, Software

The Haiku Code Drive for 2009 is on!  Haiku will sponsor the code drive and pay students $2500 to complete Haiku based projects.  These students and projects are in addition to those that are participating in the Google Summer of Code.  What does this mean for the Haiku community?  By the end of the summer, […]

Students Picked for Haiku Project for GSoC 2008

by @ Monday, April 28th, 2008. Filed under Software

The Haiku Project was allowed to have five students for the Google Summer of Code 2008.  Specifics about the students that were picked and who their mentors will be can be found here.  Last year proved to be very fruitful and this year looks like it will be just as productive.  Thank you students for […]

Why Is It Called Bon Echo On BeOS/Haiku?

by @ Monday, February 4th, 2008. Filed under Software

Answers to this and other Firefox related questions can be found in an interview at Haiku-OS.PL. Tigerdog, the main tester and distributor of the BeZilla port, enlightens use in the interview. The content is in English though the questions are a bit tough to read at times.

BeGeistert 018 A Fantastic Success!

by @ Monday, January 14th, 2008. Filed under Software

BeGeistert 018 and the week long code-athon that preceded it have come and gone but the effects will be around for a very long time! Stephan Aßmus has provided his own personal report about who was there and what happened. It is all great information and very enjoyable to read. Head over and learn more […]

Starting the new year with a bang

by @ Friday, January 4th, 2008. Filed under Software

Bryan Varner is pushing hard to make Java on Haiku a reality.  Bryan has created a Java for Haiku Team and will continue to lobby with the OpenJDK community to bring Java to Haiku.  Great work Bryan, keep it up!

Haikuware Now Hosting Bounties

by @ Friday, July 20th, 2007. Filed under Software

As reported on other sites, Haikuware is now hosting bounties. Safe to say, this is a great initiative from Karl, and has been warmly welcomed by most of the Haiku community. The SATA bounty has been even more warmly welcomed, with nearly $1000 in donations already. I’ll be adding in my $0.02 to both that […]

New Software Downloads Site

by @ Monday, May 21st, 2007. Filed under Software

As reported on IsComputerOn, there’s a new site around the block… this one a new site for downloading software – HaikuWare is meant to be a Haiku-compatible only BeBits-like site. Hopefully, should the community migrate to this newer site, this could reduce the number of bad download links and irrelevant software listings that now exists […]

Team Maui website available in English

by @ Friday, January 27th, 2006. Filed under Software

For those of you that like to follow the folks that are developing apps but don’t read German very well, the Team Maui website is now available in English as well as its original German version. Also, if you are a C++ dev that knows the BeAPI and wants to work on upgrading Dockbert, Team Maui is interested in talking to you. Head here for more details!

TunePrepper 2 Released

by @ Saturday, February 26th, 2005. Filed under Software

Over at the BuzzLog, Dane also mentioned that Tune Tracker Systems released Tune Prepper2. If you’re not sure what “Tune Prepper” is, click on the link to find out more. More information on the new version of this music prepping software will be available in a few days.

Raycone Software update

by @ Monday, November 29th, 2004. Filed under Software

IsComputerOn has an update from Raycone software regarding the new discussion forums and the Registered users area which is now open. Go here to read the news from Ales Nedomlel of Raycone.

Pixel32 update

by @ Monday, November 29th, 2004. Filed under Software

Pavel announced a few days ago that he released and updated version of the RC2 demo for BeOS/Zeta users. The previous build was missing a configuration file that prevented the program from starting if you didn’t install it as an upgrade for RC1. The fixed version also installs the correct shortcuts in the right places. […]

Pixel32 v1.0 RC2 build 423 Released

by @ Thursday, November 25th, 2004. Filed under Software

Yesterday, Pavel released the newest build of Pixel32 for Linux and BeOS/Zeta. The newest version is available for download as a public demo and a full version for members. You can download the newest build from his website here or from Bebits. Also over at HaikuNews, Technix asked Pavel for a quick comment regarding the […]

A preview of BeDiGiCam’s interface

by @ Thursday, November 25th, 2004. Filed under Software

I’m a little late with this one, but over at the BeBUG, Jixt posted a screenshot of the new interface for BeDiGiCam. The new version has a simple interface that will display thumbnails and some details of the images allowing you to preview the pictures in your digital camera. More work will be done on […]

Latest Pixel32 News

by @ Thursday, November 18th, 2004. Filed under Software

Over at the Pixel32 page, Pavel made an update regarding the progress of Pixel32 RC2. Today, he completed his LiveEffect engine for layers and started implementing layer effects like Glow, Drop shadow, Emboss, etc. All these new additions will be in the RC2 release which will be available by the end of this week. This […]

BeOS Java Progress

by @ Monday, November 15th, 2004. Filed under Software

Bryan made another post two days ago with a progress update for Java on BeOS. You can read his post here from the LooneyBin. He also has a video clip for download demonstating the use of a wireframe demo applet of a dinosaur which he drags and rotates around while running. It looks pretty cool.

Raycone Software gets a face lift

by @ Friday, November 12th, 2004. Filed under Software

Raycone Software announced a few days ago the launch of their new and improved webpage (which is still under construction) and that work has been done to their products with new releases coming soon. They are also going to use a new payment processor to make purchasing easier for people allowing for more than one […]

Pixel32 – New preview released.

by @ Tuesday, November 9th, 2004. Filed under Software

Yesterday, Pavel released his newest build of Pixel32 (1.0 RC2 build 420) for BeOS/Zeta and Linux. You can read in detail the news from his site here: Released Pixel32 v1.0 RC2 build 420 for BeOS/Zeta and Linux in members area. This is a preview of upcoming RC2 demo in few days. It will be released […]

New version of BeDiGicam

by @ Monday, November 8th, 2004. Filed under Software

Here’s some interesting news from ZetaNews regarding a new version of BeDigicam developed by Jixt: Jixt (Bebug) just posted a new version of BeDiGicam and a new BDCP2 plugin for Exposure. Both working on RC3 and Neo (Zeta). The Exposure plugin will be the last one in line as Jixt will focus on a whole […]

Pixel32-New release coming soon.

by @ Sunday, November 7th, 2004. Filed under Software

A lot of new porgress is being made on the Pixel32 image editing software by Pavel Kanzelsberger. Just recently, he announced that Pixel32 1.0 RC2 will be released very soon. The new release will contain many bug fixes and speed optimizations. He also announced that based on the results of his last poll (What platform […]

Soon we will all see the light! Well, at least get a good Flash.

by @ Tuesday, September 14th, 2004. Filed under Software

Get ready everyone! A new Flash is coming. That’s right, hard working community member looncraz™ is developing a new Flash player for us. This version of the Macromedia Flash play will be compatible with version 6 and 7 Flash files. Aside from parsing (done by the gplflash library), this player will be BeOS native. An […]

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