Technology Archive

LibreOffice in the Google Summer of Code 2021

New features in LibreOffice are made by volunteers, certified developers, and – during the summer – participants in the Google Summer of Code programme. This is focused on introducing students to open source software development, and last year LibreOffice received a bunch of new features thanks to the work of

Update on tender for a built-in UNO object inspection tool in LibreOffice

In July last year, we launched a tender to implement a dedicated, built-in UNO object inspection tool in LibreOffice. UNO refers to Unified Network Objects, the component model used by the software.

Tomaž Vajngerl was assigned to work on the tender, and has blogged about his progress. He discusses

[White Paper] LibreOffice Technology, the only software platform for personal productivity on the desktop, mobile and cloud

The most mature and capable code-base, outside of Microsoft, to interoperate with Microsoft’s proprietary document formats

LibreOffice Technology is the result of ten years of

Next set of videos from the openSUSE + LibreOffice Conference 2020

Note: these videos are also available on PeerTube

It’s time for another batch of presentations and workshops from the recent openSUSE + LibreOffice Conference 2020! You can see them in the YouTube playlist, and here are the individual videos (apologies for the not-perfect audio in some places):

Marketing and social media in LibreOffice

Tender to finish transition of LibreOffice to ODF 1.3 (ODF 1.3 delta) (#202010-01)

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 finish transition of LibreOffice to ODF 1.3 (ODF 1.3 delta).

This tender builds on the previous

LibreOffice and Google Summer of Code 2020: 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 programme focused on bringing more student developers into free and open source software development. We ran six projects – and all were finished successfully. Students and mentors enjoyed the time,