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Randa sprint wrap-up and considerations on packaging complex applications with AppImage

On Sunday, this year’s KDE sprint in Randa, Switzerland came to an end and I am now back home. It was a productive and fun week, as always when meeting the other KDE folks. I spent a lot of time on polishing things and fixing small issues mostly in KDevelop, such as: reduce flickering of the completion widget in kdevelop fix various cases where KDevelop’s navigation widget (see above) would […]

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KDevelop 5.0 standalone executable for Linux

I am currently at the KDE sprint in Randa, Switzerland. There are about 40 nice people here, working on making KDE software awesome. This year’s focus is on deploying our software more nicely — on Windows and OS X, but on Linux as well. Especially for user-faced applications like KDevelop, it really makes a big difference whether you use today’s version, or the one from two years ago. Many people […]

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kdev-python on Windows: try it!

I spent the last two or three days playing around with KDE on Windows, with the aim of getting my Python language plugin for KDevelop to run there. In the end, it wasn’t that hard to get this to work — not as hard as I would have expected it to be, anyways. Several things needed to be fixed in kdev-python, the build system required a bit of tickling, but […]

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kate / KDevelop sprint in Berlin

The last few days, we had a joint kate and KDevelop sprint in Berlin. I finally found the time to fix up the Python language support plugin for KDevelop, which was in a quite bad shape in the last few months. Most importantly, the 1.7-py3 branch now supports Python 3.4.3, and the master branch supports KF5 (this mostly thanks to Laurent, who did most of the porting) and Python 3.5, […]

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Snippets in Kate 5

Recently I spent some time to port and clean up the Snippets plugin and the underlying template interface for Kate 5.  It’s now fully working again and more powerful than ever. The template code was originally written by Joseph Wenniger and most of what I show here is still working like originally implemented by him. Still, there were some improvements I would like to show; also, I’m sure many readers […]

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kdevelop-python for Python 3: first stable version (1.6.0) released!

Yesterday, Python 3.4 was finally released, so I’m now happy to announce the first stable release of kdevelop-python which supports Python 3! See below for the tarballs. As in the Python 2 series, PyQt continues to be one of the best supported frameworks. Obsolete,  please use 1.6.1-py3 (see below) — 1.6.0 didn’t build on some systems kdev-python version 1.6.0-py3 http://download.kde.org/stable/kdevelop/kdev-python/1.6.0/src/kdev-python-v1.6.0-py3.tar.xz.mirrorlist SHA256:974178fa00a34c5e2a4d9f6408c7fcbf92e7933182dd59216a11c1452238ceb7 kdev-python version 1.6.1-py3 http://download.kde.org/stable/kdevelop/kdev-python/1.6.1/src/kdev-python-v1.6.1-py3.tar.xz.mirrorlist SHA256: 26b1fa25e8f24f1e0b801ece02b283a750e77543e6df1e571dd52b36778859a5 The kdev-python 1.6-py3 […]

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kdevelop-python for python 3: beta release

Good news: Python 3.4 is about to be released, and with it kdevelop-python’s first version to support Python 3. Until that happens in a few days, here’s a beta: kdev-python version 1.5.80-py3 http://download.kde.org/unstable/kdevelop/kdev-python/1.5.80/src/kdev-python-1.5.80-py3.tar.xz.mirrorlist SHA256:99ca1ce97e2a7e553051be7505c17a921ab1aaf318999826ea285f771bcc538a The kdev-python 1.6-py3 series is compatible with KDevelop 4.6 (kdevplatform 1.6) and is suitable for working with Python 3.x source code. If you’re only interested in using (as opposed to packaging or developing) kdev-python, you should […]

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kate: intelligent code completion for all languages!

… well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it’s certainly much more intelligent than before. Look: Code completion in CSS … bash … Lua … PHP even Gnuplot! Note how this one has a different set of possible items for the same query, respecting the context. Even Mathematica 😉 This image shows a problem which still needs to be fixed: in case-insensitive languages, all completion suggestions are lowercased […]

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