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Tuesday, November 6 • 11:05am - 11:50am
Preparing the Scalable Desktop Environment, Enlightenment DR17, For Release - Mike Blumenkrantz, Samsung

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This presentation will cover the history of Enlightenment, briefly touching on early releases, describing the early years and trials undergone by the EFL community until the present, and including the work that has been done to prepare for the release. It will also describe the usefulness of a desktop which scales automatically to fit its environment and hardware, including some demonstrations of E17 running on unusual non-PC devices.The talk will be targeted mainly at developers, though a normal user will also understand many topics. Attendees can expect to learn about graphics, hardware, open source workflows, and the life of a long-lived open source community. It is important because it details the creation and release preparation of one of the most awaited pieces of software in Linux history. The presentation will also include an announcement of the actual release date for E17.


Mike Blumenkrantz

Mike Blumenkrantz is currently a Senior Software Engineer at Samsung Electronics working on Enlightenment. He graduated from university after studying Math, English, and Philosophy, then began working on the open source virtualization management software Zentific in 2009 before becoming... Read More →

Tuesday November 6, 2012 11:05am - 11:50am CET
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