Development Archive

Community Member Monday: Bayram Çiçek

Today we’re talking to Bayram Çiçek, who’s helping to implement new features in LibreOffice has part of the Google Summer of Code…

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I live in Çanakkale, Turkey. I’ve just graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University.

When I was a student, professors and

LibreOffice and Google Summer of Code 2021: The results

Google Summer of Code logo

This year, LibreOffice was once again a mentoring organization in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC), a global program focused on bringing more student developers into free and open source software development. Seven projects were finished successfully. Students and mentors enjoyed the time, and here we

Tender to implement C++ accessibility tests (#202110-01)

The Document Foundation (TDF) is the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free/libre open source (FLOSS) office suite LibreOffice.

We are looking for an individual or company to implement C++ accessibility tests.

The work has to be developed on LibreOffice master, so that it will be released in the next major version.

The current accessibility tests are rather

Youth Hacking 4 Freedom – from the Free Software Foundation Europe


(Graphic by Lisa Schmidt, CC-BY-SA 4.0 or later)

The Free Software Foundation Europe is starting a new competition:

Are you up to hacking on a software project of your choice? Do you want to meet like-minded people of your age from around Europe? What about getting the chance to receive one of our

Check out the new LibreOffice Development Blog!

Here on The Document Foundation’s blog, we post about general news and activities in the LibreOffice world. But now we have a dedicated development blog, set up by Hossein Nourikhah, who recently joined us as a Developer Community Architect.

Click here to view the first post

Hossein and others will post

Interviewing Hypra’s Jean-Philippe Mengual about software accessibility

Accessibility is a key factor for the inclusiveness of digital transformation, but only a few people are really competent in the topic. To learn more about accessibility, we interviewed Hypra’s co-founder, Jean-Philippe Mengual.

Q1. Jean-Philippe, can