Testing the new Kirigami SwipeNavigator and at the same time testing the QMLBar plugin.

For upcoming releases, developers using MauiKit will have tools to let other third-party developers create plugins to expand the features of the app.

You can get Nota 1.1.0 now.

Official Statement Regarding Xamarin.Forms rebranding as MAUI



Today May 19, 2020, we were notified by a couple of users at the KDE Maui Project Telegram channel about a name change of a Microsoft product, the UI framework.

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As it is the case, both are UI frameworks to create cross-platform applications, which does not help the situation. We created the Maui Project in 2018, announcing it for the first time on June 10 of the same year, as per our calculations, that is two years before Microsoft introduced this change into their product.


You would have thought Microsoft had learned after the GVFS ordeal a couple of years ago. Let's hope this gets a similar resolution, which in the end may actually be a benefit for the actual MAUI toolkit.

#floss #maui #kde #nxos #nitrux #microsoft #namecollisions

Lastly, them renaming Xamarin Forms to the Multi-Platform App UI, (MAUI), for no reason, other than to conflict with an existing #KDE project of the same name and then closing a GitHub issue about it with basically "fuck off", should leave anyone in no doubt about how much Microsoft actually loves Linux and what their approach to the community is the moment they don't just get to throw random shit over the wall & get instant praise for it.

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Let's say that you are a big organization and you are going to name your new cool cross platform UI framework.

The chosen name conflicts with another open source framework for the same purpose.

1. You did not perform a web search before naming

2. You did, you found it, and said "who cares?"

github.com/dotnet/maui/issues/

Today, we are pleased to announce the release of MauiKit and Maui Apps 1.1.0!.

"The 1.1.0 version brings updates, new features, bug fixes, and an improved cross-platform and convergent experience from the framework to the apps. For this first full release, the packages are distributed directly from the MauiKit official webpage."

nxos.org/maui/mauikit-1-1-0-re

A quick tutorial series on how to use MauiKit.
We will be crafting a convergent and multiplatform video player collection manager.

nxos.org/maui/a-mauikit-app-ep

For the upcoming blog entry, we will craft a video player using MauiKit for mobile and desktop devices, GNU/Linux, Android, macOS, and Windows.

Quick preview for the first part of the series.

"This week's progress update brings UI and UX improvements to the MauiKit toolkit and additional features to the apps, pursuing our goals of a convergent environment."

nxos.org/maui/maui-weekly-repo

From this week's progress report: Better controls for a convergent and immersive UX.
Report coming out soon.

The new changes to the maui project from this week shown here in Nota and Index in Android. To know more about it check the new post on kde planet.

The new progress report is out.
Read about the development progress of the Maui Project: New and updated controls, improved apps, style, platforms support, and upcoming and testing features.

nxos.org/maui/maui-weekly-repo

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