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KDE 2.0 Development is an Open Content book being published by SAMS/MacMillan Publishing and written by David Sweet and several talented, knowledgeable people from the KDE community: Kurt Granroth (also technical editor) Cristian Tibirna David Faure Espen Sand Stefan Westerfeld Ralf Nolden Daniel Marjamaki Charles Bar-Joseph
The forward was written by KDE's founder, Matthias Ettrich.
The book introduces the KDE project and basic KDE/Qt programming. Several basic topics are covered such as creating custom widgets, efficiently drawing windows, designing dialog boxes, and following the KDE Style Reference. Also, new KDE 2.0 technologies: DCOP (Desktop COmmunications Protocol), KParts (a component embedding system), and aRts (KDE multimedia) are explained -- and by some of the people who designed and implemented them.