• DBMS migration in LibreOffice In 2017, The Document Foundation (TDF) launched four tenders aimed at improving LibreOffice in several strategic areas, and documenting the approach and work carried out, to foster sharing of knowledge and inclusion of the wider volunteer community. One of the tenders was focused on the implementation of a HSQLDB binary format import in LibreOffice (https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2017/05/04/tender-implement-hsqldb-binary-format-import-libreoffice-201705-03/), and after ...
  • Image handling rework for LibreOffice – Collabora’s tender results Donations to The Document Foundation are used for many purposes, such as organising events, maintaining our infrastructure, and paying a small team to handle QA, marketing, documentation and other tasks. But donations are also used to fund tenders, whereby companies and individuals improve LibreOffice in specific areas and share knowledge with the community. One such tender ...
  • Welcome gla11y, the user interface accessibility checker! LibreOffice is designed with great attention to accessibility, to make the suite convenient and comfortable to use, and to cater to users with special needs. Last year The Document Foundation published a Tender to Implement Accessibility Improvements regarding user interface widgets that are added to the suite but which have accessibility shortcomings. French company Hypra, which ...
  • How TDF uses its tendering process to improve LibreOffice and share knowledge with the community In 2017, The Document Foundation (TDF) launched four tenders aimed at improving LibreOffice in several strategic areas, where the tasks are beyond the capabilities of independent volunteer developers. Proposals from several companies have been carefully evaluated by the Foundation with the help of competent and independent volunteers. Development activity is going to start soon and ...
  • Extended: Job Search for a Development Mentor (#201711-01) We originally posted this in November, but we are now extending the deadline for applications to February 16, 2018. Note that we will be at FOSDEM (building K, level 1, group A) on February 3 and 4, so you can talk to us in person there! The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s ...
  • Tender for consultancy on LibreOffice feature implementation incl. on-site development training (#201801-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to provide consultancy on implementing features in LibreOffice to start work as soon as possible. TDF is looking for an individual or company to give technical consultancy on the implementation of one or more of the following: ...
  • Job Search for a Development Mentor (#201711-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks an individual – or individuals part (or full) time – to be a Development Mentor to start work as soon as possible. The role requires the following: Self-starting, remote working experience Experience contributing to FLOSS ...
  • Tender to implement HSQLDB binary format import in LibreOffice (#201705-03) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to implement support for importing HSQLDB binary data to start work as soon as possible. TDF is looking for an individual or company to, as a turnkey project, implement the following: In order to remove the legacy Java/HSQLDB ...
  • Tender to deprecate LibreOffice’s SVG filter in favour of SVGIO (#201705-02) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to deprecate the SVG filter used by LibreOffice in favor of SVGIO to start work as soon as possible. TDF is looking for an individual or company to, as a turnkey project, implement the following: ...
  • Tender to improve image handling in LibreOffice (#201705-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to improve and fix issues with image handling in LibreOffice to start work as soon as possible. TDF is looking for an individual or company to, as a turnkey project, implement the following: Use ...
  • Tender to Implement Accessibility Improvements (#201704-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to implement accessibility improvements into LibreOffice to start work as soon as possible. TDF is looking for an individual or a company to design and implement, as a turnkey project, a tool to find and flag new ...
  • Job Search for a Development Mentor The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks an individual - or individuals part (or full) time - to be: a Development Mentor to start work as soon as possible. The role requires the following: Self-starting, remote working experience Experience contributing to FLOSS ...
  • Tender to redesign and implement the download and donate pages on the LibreOffice website (#201607-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to redesign and implement the download and donate pages on the LibreOffice website to start work as soon as possible. The combination of the download and the donation pages is the largest source of income for The Document ...
  • Tender for a Infrastructure and System Administrator (#201606-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a Infrastructure and System Administrator to start work as soon as possible. The role is scheduled for 40 hours a week. The work time is flexible and work happens from the applicant’s home office, which can be located anywhere in the ...
  • Tender to design and implement a profile safe mode for LibreOffice (#201604-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to design and implement a profile safe mode for LibreOffice to start work as soon as possible. For bug reports and QA issues, users are from time to time required to use a fresh user profile, i.e. without ...
  • Tender for a Quality Assurance Engineer (#201601-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a Quality Assurance Engineer to start work as soon as possible. The role, which is scheduled for 20 hours a week, includes amongst other items: keep a continuous overview and reporting on the state and progress of LibreOffice QA as seen on ...
  • Tenders Extended to February 12 Tenders published in December, and supposed to expire on January 29, have been extended till Friday, February 12. Single tenders can be accessed via the following links: Tender to Develop and Incorporate Usability Metrics Collection for LibreOffice Tender for Design and Implementation of Crash Reporter Functionality in LibreOffice ...
  • Tender to implement improved format validity checks (#201512-07) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to design and implement improved format validity checks to start work as soon as possible. We would like to ensure that the files the LibreOffice applications write are valid, using the most powerful freely available tools at hand. The ...
  • Tender for Automated Help/Documentation screenshot creation (#201512-06) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to design and implement automated help/documentation screenshot creation to start work as soon as possible. Currently the LibreOffice documentation as well as the on-line help contain a large number of screenshots. This increases singificantly the cost of changing ...
  • Tender for cross-platform font/shaping stubs for layout tests (#201512-05) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to implement cross-platform font/shaping stubs for layout tests to start work as soon as possible. TDF looks into funding reliable layout tests, extending those that currently exist (e.g. those for charting, which are currently not reproducible on all ...
  • Tender for Automated a11y based UI testing (#201512-04) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to design and implement Automated a11y based UI testing into the LibreOffice code base to start work as soon as possible. TDF looks into investing into a Python based, cross-platform LO testing framework which Allows ...
  • Tender for design and implementation of crash reporter functionality in LibreOffice (#201512-03) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to design and implement a crash reporter functionality in the LibreOffice desktop client application to start work as soon as possible. TDF wants to further improve the stability of its desktop office application, and get statistics and details ...
  • Tender to develop and incorporate usability metrics collection for LibreOffice (#201512-02) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to develop and incorporate usability metrics collection for LibreOffice to start work as soon as possible. In order to improve the user interface, human interaction and usability of LibreOffice, The Document Foundation is looking for an individual or ...
  • TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201512-01) – User Experience Mentor The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a User Experience Mentor to start work as soon as possible. We are looking forward to integrate user experience deeper into our development processes. The role, which is scheduled for 20 hours a week, may include any of: Main goals ...
  • TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201510-02) – Documentation Lead The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a Documentation Lead to start work as soon as possible. The role, which is scheduled for 20 hours a week, includes amongst other items: Mentor and train new members of the documentation project: how we do things, how ...
  • Tender for design and implementation of “All about LibreOffice” community and developer dashboard (#201510-01) The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies or individuals to design and implement an "All about LibreOffice" community and developer dashboard to start work as soon as possible. TDF wants to invest in a webpage showing latest activity, summaries and trends of the LibreOffice project in all ...
  • Extension of TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201507-01) – Development Mentoring Lead The Document Foundation hereby extends the TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201507-01) – Development Mentoring Lead The new deadline for applications is September 24, midnight UTC. TDF is looking forward to receiving your applications, including curriculum vitae, your financial expectations, and the earliest date of your availability, via e-mail to Florian Effenberger at floeff@documentfoundation.org. You can encrypt your message ...
  • TDF Freelance Job Opening (#201507-01) – Development Mentoring Lead The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a Development Mentoring Lead to start work as soon as possible. The role, which is scheduled for 20 hours a week, includes amongst other items: Helping new contributors to get started with LibreOffice code including: ...
  • TDF Internship Opening (#201505-01) – Marketing & PR The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world's leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks a Marketing & PR Intern to start work as soon as possible. The role, which is scheduled for 10 hours a week and an internship time of 3 months, includes amongst other items: Public Relations Responsibilities Assist with building and ...