Re-invent Your Desktop with Plasma!

Don't settle for a desktop that came out of a box; find out how to write your own Plasma widgets (aka plasmoids) and give your desktop a shot in the arm or a kick in the you-know-what.
Conclusion

There's so much more to say about Plasma and its technologies, but I'm out of space. The Resources for this article include many useful references to help make your desktop (or whatever your Plasma is running on) a better place.

Riccardo Iaconelli has been a KDE developer since 2005. He is one of the core Plasma developers, and he is part of the team that gave birth to the project. Riccardo also is a member of the Oxygen team, the project that strives to bring beauty to KDE 4, working both on the code and the artwork. He currently is attending his last year of high school in Milano, Italy.

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