Kexi In The Press
Dennis Vitals blog: The Top 50 Proprietary Programs vs Their Open Source Alternatives
- Microsoft Access to Kexi: Microsoft Access is a versatile tool for creating database-driven applications and to maintain office or personal data. Access contains an embedded database engine, but it also connects to other databases through ODBC. On the other hand, Kexi allows users to design forms to gain access to and to create data, just like Access. Kexi also contains an embedded database engine and it can import data to Microsoft Access databases. Plus - Kexi is open source, whereas Access belongs to Microsoft."
Free Software Magazine: Becoming a Free Software developer, part IV : Putting your interest to good use:
- I decided to tentatively try my hand at helping with a free database project. How do you do that you ask? The best way is to join an open source project as a tester or developer. I decided to join the Kexi project. [..]
Dagonia Magazine (polish): Kexi - databases for everyone. (page 44; PDF - mirrors)
Softpedia: Kexi Review
- Although Kexi is a rather new project, it has developed quite rapidly into a powerful and easy to use application development tool for database systems. It has all the features needed for creating databases and also comes with a comprehensive help document. [..]
TUX Magazine: Building a Database with Kexi (PDF, page 21)
The ConsortiumInfo.org: The Evolving ODF Environment: Spotlight on KOffice
- Inge Wallin: We do believe, however that Kexi is far ahead of OpenOffice Base, and several magazine reviews agree with us. [..]
GROKLAW: KOffice 1.5 Released with Native Full OpenDocument Support
- Kexi is another relatively new and until now little-known application in KOffice, that has been actively developed since 2002. If you build databases for office applications regularly, Kexi is great news for you. [..]
NEWS.COM: KOffice 1.5 brings OpenDocument support
- KOffice 1.5 also features the debut of Kexi 1.0, a personal database program [..]
Linux.com: First look: KOffice 1.5, part 2: The minor applications - Database and reporting
- Because Kexi is designed to work only with its own file format, it doesn't need to register data source types, the way Base does, so it has fewer options to worry about. It also boasts a much less cluttered -- and therefore less intimidating -- interface, without sacrificing any functionality.
Linux Magazine: Kexi review in OFFICE HELP: Fast office package for the KDE desktop article (page 38)
Apoplous - Open Education, Newsletter # 4: Alternative OpenSource Suites, page 6 (pdf)
Linux Format (UK): KOffice 1.4 Review, page 3. Archived pages: 1, 2, 3.
Kexi developers should be applauded for coming up with a solution that offers a chance to migrate away from Access in the future.
Linux.com: Comparison: Building databases with Kexi and OpenOffice.org 2 Base, also read some explanations.
Free Software Magazine: Switching to free software - How to get the best software without spending a penny; page 3.
- For an Access replacement, there’s a new kid on the block, Kexi.
Kexi mentioned in a slashdot news about KOffice 1.4 release.
Article in german Linux Magazine edition (english auto-translation)
Article in polish Linux Magazine edition ( pdf file)
Article in english Linux Magazine edition ( pdf file).