Crystal Theme for PlexyDesk

published : April 21, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
As part of our major rework on macos we are happy to introduce a new plexydesk theme for legacy apple hardware from 1990 to 2010 . This blog post gives insights of the new theme features and the improvements we have add to the legacy apple version of plexydesk. Apple Software and Hardware usually follow the same design but Plexydesk was designed for modern Macs, which made the default theme look out of place on vintage apple computers. A large part of this sprint was allocated for designing a new theme that would mimic the Aqua look and feel. The following segments will cover the theme elements in detail.

PlexyDesk Extended Support Release For Mac

published : Feb. 8, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
This is section gives a technical overview on PlexyDesk ESR Release for Legacy Apple Platform. It describes the technical procedures required to compile, run and develop essential features for Legacy Macs.

PlexyDesk Windows App Store Build

published : Feb. 14, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Ever since Microsoft metro apps were announced, We wanted to run PlexyDesk on it. Unfortunately that required lot of work, like having to convert file handling, networking and window management code which depend on Win32 libraries. Initially we planned to convert the current installer to a windows store package using "Windows Desktop Bridge tools",

Plans for Microsoft Windows

published : Jan. 30, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
2016 was a busy year for us, What with windows 10 and the new features it introduced to replace the shortcomings of windows 8/8.1., especially returning back to the classic desktop experience, composited virtual desktops, similar to Gnome or OSX, and yes the Start Menu!!. The changes in Windows 10 is more than just the UX and UI changes, checkout this article to find out more.

Plexydesk Ubuntu Package building guide

published : Dec. 5, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
This guide will show you how you can easily build packages for PlexyDesk and upload them to your ppa. This article was created by updating and adapting the ubuntu PPA guide to fit the needs of PlexyDesk source package. If you would like to learn about generic packaging instructions on creating a PPA for your source package, it's recommended that you follow the original post linked at the end of this article.

Plexydesk API

published : Dec. 5, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
There are many ways in which you can extend the functionality of PlexyDesk, the built in mechanism allows developers to extend PlexyDesk with DesktopActivities, DesktopWidgets and DataEngine plugins. Apart from the functional plugins, if the overall look and feel of the desktop needs to be changed that too can be done easily with a Style Plugin. Each of these methods will be discussed in detail in this section of the wiki

PlexyDesk Roadmap

published : Dec. 5, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
We work really, really hard every day, to make PlexyDesk better and greater than before. When we are done, Awesomeness will be packaged and delivered to your desktop! join us and contribute towards your Desktop Freedom Today!

PlexyDesk Binary Build Guide

published : Dec. 14, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
plexydesk build guide.