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The New ReactOS Website

Today, I am pleased to announce the launch of the new ReactOS website. Several old and new ReactOS members have worked on it since Hackfest 2018 with the goal of providing a lean website with a focus on development activity and contributions. It was born out of frustration with the old site, which made following ReactOS progress unnecessarily difficult. With its CMS also long past its due date, it was decided to create a modern ReactOS website from scratch using the excellent Hugo static site generator.

January 2020 meeting minutes

2020-01-30 19:00 UTC Mattermost meeting channel Regular meetings are now resumed, and so are the meeting minutes. The meetings are currently planned to be held bi-monthly going forward. Proceedings Meeting started at 19:01 by Colin Finck. Point 1: Our GSoC 2020 Application Point 2: RosBE 2.2 and what's blocking it Point 3: ReactOS 0.4.13 and what's blocking it Point 4: FOSDEM: Planning for the upcoming weekend in Brussels Point 1: Our GSoC 2020 Application The deadline for GSoC 2020 is the 5th of february.

ReactOS 0.4.12 released

The ReactOS team is pleased to announce the release of version 0.4.12. As always a multitude of improvements have been made to all parts of the OS, though userland components saw special emphasis this time around. Kernel improvements Filesystem drivers require a great deal of support to function correctly, and there is arguably no truer test of ReactOS’ FS infrastructure than being able to run Microsoft’s own FS drivers.

GSoC 2019 - File Search (Final Report)

This is a summary of all the work that has been completed this summer on the file search project. All contributed code can be found in this GitHub pull request. Summary Here is a list of the main features: Quickly open it from the Start menu or with the keyboard shortcut Windows + F Search is case-insensitive and recurses all sub-folders Support for UTF-16 encoded text files File name filtering with support for wildcards "

GSoC 2019 - Developer Web Interface for ReactOS (Final Report)

Introduction Developer Web Interface for ReactOS is a web tool to support the development of ReactOS. The main goal of this project is to develop a platform for ReactOS developers to easily track Commits, Builds and Test details. The web Interface makes API calls to various endpoints of GitHub, BuildBot and Testman API and interrelates them and renders a simplified view of Commit, Build and Test details at one place, so developers don't have to visit different sites to view different details, our web Interface collects all details and displays at one place.

GSoC 2019 - Developer Web Interface for ReactOS (Week 3 & 4)

Hello Everyone !! Until week 2 we made API calls to the Branches and Commits Endpoint of the GitHub API and rendered it. So at the end of week 2, we were able to fetch Top 5 commits from any of the branches as required. Week 3 UI Improvement Till week 2 we just had a simple table showing a few very basic information about the commits. So we designed a collapsible Panel which can contain all information required from the API.

Inside ReactOS Deutschland e.V. - Annual Report 2018

The Annual Report 2018 of ReactOS Deutschland e.V., the non-profit organization supporting the ReactOS Project, has just been finished. In the past, these reports have exclusively been published on the ReactOS Deutschland e.V. subsite, but only got little attention there. Hence, the latest report is now released on the main ReactOS website. In our quest for transparency, we hope that the report offers an insight into the foundation's activities in 2018 and the plans for 2019.

GSoC 2019 - RAPPS

Introduction Hello everyone, This is Akshay Patil, 3rd-year B.E CS student from VIIT Pune, lately working on RAPPS. The Google Summer of code, abbreviated as GSoC is an annual program in which Google pairs University Students to work with open source organizations and then awards stipends to students who are able to meet project milestones. This Summer I am working with ReactOS to improve RAPPS. ReactOS is a free and open-sourced operating system based on the Windows NT architecture, providing support for existing applications and drivers, and an alternative to the current dominant consumer operating system.

GSoC 2019 - File Search (Update 1)

Introduction Hello, My name is Brock Mammen and I am a student for Google Summer of Code 2019. This is my second year as a GSoC student, but it is my first year contributing to ReactOS. My project is to create a search extension for the ReactOS shell. I am excited to learn more about how the shell works and how to use ATL and COM to create user interfaces.

GSoC 2019 - Developer Web Interface for ReactOS (Community Bonding and week 1,2)

Introduction Hey Everyone, I'm Ayush Kumar Sinha, A 2nd Year CS undergraduate from VIT Vellore, India and a GSoC student this year under ReactOS : ) How I got to know about the project While scrolling through the list of accepted Orgs of 2018 (with filters like web, C++, javascript)I bumped into ReactOS. Hey!! they are building Windows-like OS from scratch, Sounds cool :). But the project ideas look quite hard with my existing C/C++ skills.