Saturday, December 22, 2007

SpeedCrunch runs on Maemo-based tablets

Jean-Luc Biord announced the availability of Qt4 for Maemo tablets. Maemo provides an open source development platform for Nokia Internet Tablets and other Linux-based devices. Since Qt4 now runs on it, applications based on our beloved popular framework can now be compiled to work on nice handheld devices:
A first application is already ported, it's SpeedCrunch a fast, high precision and powerful desktop calculator...

Friday, December 14, 2007

Math Book

Since I do not do math every day I usually have check equations from some math book/net. SpeedCrunch has several dock widgets and I thought that some kind of math book widget would be nice. After mockup got positive feedback I wrote something to start with. Since writing simple browser with QTextBrowser is an easy job, that did not take long. When talking to Helder Correia he noted that this could be a more general book widget that could also show help etc. I think the result look promising especially considering how little time it took to make it :-)

(This post can also be found from my blog)

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Feature plan for 0.10

Finally I took some time to write down all the features I'm aiming for the next release. My personal favorite news are the KDE4 look and feel (parallel with a plain and old good Qt4), a new book dock widget to navigate through a user manual and e.g. math figures with (click-to-insert) formulas. Read all the planned (and already implemented) changes. If time and luck allows, the list can even increase, but I prefer to be pessimistic :)

Sunday, December 09, 2007

SpeedCrunch keeps being mentioned

Ariya pointed me again to two pages where SpeedCrunch is a player.

According to the article Top 10 Kubuntu Applications Part 1, SpeedCrunch also fills the gap where CALC.EXE fails to put processing power to work. SpeedCrunch’s view is more informative and input options are more diverse. It provides a running history of the calculations and provides user defined variables.
Edit: A new and dedicated review has been added by the same author.

On yet another article in Spanish, SpeedCrunch: Scientific calculator for PC, you even get a very cute screenshot. Sorry non-latin language folks, but I'm not going to post the translation of the article as I did last time (I translated the title, so no complaining :).