Posts Tagged ‘improvements’

04.17
12

X.org 7.7 release candidate

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The developers of X.org have provided the first release candidate of X.org 7.7 with multi-touch support and many other improvements.

Sixteen months after X.org 6.7 to the growing hopes of a speedy release of the official version 7.7. The team is planning the announcement According to the current test phase only corrections, updates and fixes to allow the documentation. Also, still waiting for the final version of some components. But it should not be long now until the release will 7.7.
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03.21
12

KDevelop 4.3 supports C + +11

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The development environment KDevelop version 4.3 brings a number of improvements and enhancements that make the development in C, C + + and PHP even more effective. Among other things, the IDE supports the basic features of the C + +11- standard and offers enhanced integration of version control systems.

KDevelop is a free, integrated development environment (IDE) for the KDE platform dar. addition to developing in C + + supports KDevelop and other programming languages ​​and environments. Thus in addition to write KDE applications and Gnome applications neutral environment. Their functionality can be extended with plugins. With version 4.0 , released in May 2010, the adjustment was completed in KDE 4, which was almost the whole code rewritten.
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09.21
11

Buildbot 0.85 brings many improvements

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The free continuous integration software buildbot is available in version 0.85 with many improvements.

Part of the new features Derek Hurley and Pradeepkumar Gayam is thanks to them as fellows who have the Google Summer of Code work on buildbot: The software can track the identity of users is now fully on commits, IRC and Web interactions. The processing steps for the source code has been thoroughly revised and are now running on the master instead of slave. Cloud EC2 instances with EBS connections are now scheduled take place now stopped, which frees the space used again.
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08.20
11

PyPy with 1.6 performance improvements

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The PyPy developers have released their Python interpreter, version 1.6. PyPy is according to the developers up to 30 percent faster PyPy 1.5 as its predecessor.

PyPy is a significantly higher performance alternative to the often used Python, CPython interpreter. Comparisons between the developer PyPy 1.5 and CPython 2.6.2 show that PyPy up to 4.3 times faster. Its higher efficiency due to the integrated tracing PyPy JIT compiler, an improved garbage collector and the more efficient machine code that generates the PyPy interpreter.

The velocity increases in PyPy 1.6 resulting from an improved GC behavior of large objects and arrays, and optimized functions ctypes revised generators. JIT is to be loaded into PyPy 1.6 much faster and the internal representation of directories has been optimized so that they can be selected depending on object type and thus generate faster and smaller code allows.
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02.19
11

Send updates for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

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Ubuntu updates its Long Term version 10.04 alias Lucid Lynx with an update to 10.04.2.

Included in the small version jump, all security patches since the release of 10.04 to the beginning of February 2011. In addition, all patches, updates and improvements have been, incurred since version 10.04.1.
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