KDevelop 5.0.0 release

Almost two years after the release of KDevelop 4.7, we are happy to announce the immediate availability of KDevelop 5.0. KDevelop is an integrated development environment focusing on support of the C++, Python, PHP and JavaScript/QML programming languages. Many important changes and refactorings were done for version 5.0, ensuring that KDevelop remains maintainable and easy to extend and improve over the next years. Highlights include much improved new C/C++ language support, as well as polishing for Python, PHP and QML/JS.

KDevelop 5.0 Beta 2 Release

Three months after the first KDevelop 5.0 Beta release, I have the pleasure to announce our second beta release! We have worked hard on improving the stability and performance of our new KDevelop 5.0 based on Qt 5 and KDE Frameworks 5. We also continued to port many features from our old C++ language support to the new Clang-based C/C++ plugin, which is still an ongoing effort.

First Beta release of KDevelop 5.0.0 available

After more than a year of continuous work by our community, I'm very pleased to finally announce the first beta release of KDevelop 5.0.0. This release is made up of hundreds of commits, and marks a huge step forward:

  • We have ported our huge code base to Qt 5 and KDE frameworks 5 (KF5).
  • We replaced our legacy C++ parser and semantic analysis plugin with a much more powerful one that is based on Clang from the LLVM project.
  • We removed the hand-written CMake interpreter and now leverage meta data provided by upstream CMake itself.
  • We finally integrated semantic language support for QML and JavaScript, as well as a project manager for QMake.
  • Finally, we cleaned up many areas of our code base and improved the performance of some work flows significantly.
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