Collabora at FOSDEM 2017

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It’s time again for another FOSDEM, the famous two-day event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of free and open source software, held in Brussels, Belgium. As usual, Collabora Productivity will be there, and this edition we’ll give 3 very interesting talks in the Open Document Editors devroom for anyone interested in LibreOffice on the Desktop or Online.

LibreOffice Online Debugging

Debugging in browser, logging at server side, analyzing log files, tracing option, that dumps command and notifications for replay, etc.

Day: Saturday, February 4
Start: 12:10
End: 12:30

Exploiting Concurrency

How I stopped worrying and started threading …
We now have hardware with increasing numbers of threads and functional blocks left & right. Come and hear how we plan to use that for maximum effect to make LibreOffice rock – things we have already done, things we are working on doing, and how you can get involved to encourage your PC to use more of its power to speed your LibreOffice up.

Day: Saturday, February 4
Start: 14:50
End: 15:10

Integrating LibreOffice Online via WOPI

Come and hear how you can integrate LibreOffice Online into your webservice!

Day: Saturday, February 4
Start: 15:10
End: 15:30

It’s free to attend FOSDEM, and it’s a great place to meet people involved in LibreOffice. So, save the date and visit one of our talks!

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Team blog: Improving table borders, gtktiledviewer and more at the Cambridge Hackfest

Miklos Vajna writes:

The first ever UK LibreOffice Hackfest took place in the city of Cambridge on May 21st to 23rd, kindly hosted by Collabora. My starter idea was to fix tdf#90315, i.e. to support both nested tables and multiple columns with the proper spacing in between them in the RTF import. Other than this, here is a list of other topics I hacked on…

Read the rest at Miklos’ blog

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Team Blog: LibreOffice Online technical background


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Michael Meeks writes:

One of the key realisations behind LibreOffice On-Line is that much of document editing is not the modification itself; a rather large proportion of time is spent reading, reviewing, and browsing documents. Thus by exposing the workings of document rendering to pixels squares (tiles) via LibreOfficeKit we can cache large chunks of the document content both on the server, and in the client’s browser.

Read the rest at Michael’s Blog

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