Community conference starts with 10th release of LibreOffice in 2016

downloadBrno, September 7, 2016 – The Document Foundation (TDF) has celebrated the opening session of LibOCon with the announcement of LibreOffice 5.2.1, the first minor release of the LibreOffice 5.2 family.

LibOCon is a showcase of the project activity, and will feature over 60 talks in three days, covering

Presenting Xisco Fauli, the new QA Engineer

developer_xisco_fauliXisco Fauli, a Spanish LibreOffice developer working in Madrid as a Quality Assurance (QA) specialist, will be a consultant for The Document Foundation effective from September 1st, as QA Engineer.

Xisco got a bachelor’s degree in system data processing at the Polytechnic University of València in 2011. Since then,

LibreOffice contributor interview: Susobhan Ghosh

Susobhan Ghosh LibreOffice developer

In this week’s interview, we talk to Susobhan Ghosh, who got involved in the project earlier this year and has been working on tasks for the Google Summer of Code (GSoC).

First off, what’s your IRC nickname, nationality and blog URL?

Behind the scenes at TDF: LibreOffice major releases

tdf-roadtolo52LibreOffice has a time-based release schedule (https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan), with a major announcement every six months: early February, and early August. A time-based release schedule is predictable, and as such makes it easier to plan large deployments

LibreOffice Conference Schedule

LibreOffice ConferenceLibreOffice Conference Schedule has been published on the conference website, at the following address:

http://conference.libreoffice.org/2016/the-program/.

Organizers are still finalizing the schedule of the business session on Friday morning, which will be held in Czech and English.

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LibreOffice contributor interview: Franklin Weng

It’s been over a month since our last contributor interview, as we’ve been busy with the release of LibreOffice 5.2, but now we’re back – and this time we’re talking to Franklin Weng, who is active within the marketing and migration teams.

Franklin Weng, LibreOffice contributor

What is your