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Release Announcements

KDE Frameworks 5.28.0

Collaboration between Qt and KDE

Collaboration between Qt and KDE

November 15, 2016. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.28.0.

KDE Frameworks are 70 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. For an introduction see the Frameworks 5.0 release announcement.

This release is part of a series of planned monthly releases making improvements available to developers in a quick and predictable manner.

New in this Version

New framework: syntax-highlighting

Syntax highlighting engine for Kate syntax definitions

This is a stand-alone implementation of the Kate syntax highlighting engine. It’s meant as a building block for text editors as well as for simple highlighted text rendering (e.g. as HTML), supporting both integration with a custom editor as well as a ready-to-use QSyntaxHighlighter sub-class.

Breeze Icons

Extra CMake Modules

KActivitiesStats

KDE Doxygen Tools

KAuth

KConfig

KCoreAddons

KDeclarative

KDELibs 4 Support

KDocTools

KIconThemes

KIdleTime

KImageFormats

KIO

KItemModels

KJS

KNewStuff

KNotification

KPackage Framework

KPty

KRunner

KTextEditor

KUnitConversion

KWallet Framework

KWayland

KWidgetsAddons

KWindowSystem

KXMLGUI

ModemManagerQt

NetworkManagerQt

Plasma Framework

Solid

Security information

The released code has been GPG-signed using the following key: pub rsa2048/58D0EE648A48B3BB 2016-09-05 David Faure <faure@kde.org> Primary key fingerprint: 53E6 B47B 45CE A3E0 D5B7 4577 58D0 EE64 8A48 B3BB

You can discuss and share ideas on this release in the comments section of the dot article.

Installing binary packages

On Linux, using packages for your favorite distribution is the recommended way to get access to KDE Frameworks. Get KDE Software on Your Linux Distro wiki page

Compiling from sources

The complete source code for KDE Frameworks 5.28.0 may be freely downloaded. Instructions on compiling and installing KDE Frameworks 5.28.0 are available from the KDE Frameworks 5.28.0 Info Page.

Building from source is possible using the basic cmake .; make; make install commands. For a single Tier 1 framework, this is often the easiest solution. People interested in contributing to frameworks or tracking progress in development of the entire set are encouraged to use kdesrc-build. Frameworks 5.28.0 requires Qt

Get Involved

Those interested in following and contributing to the development of Frameworks can check out the git repositories and follow the discussions on the KDE Frameworks Development mailing list. Policies and the current state of the project and plans are available at the Frameworks wiki. Real-time discussions take place on the #kde-devel IRC channel on freenode.net.

Supporting KDE

KDE is a Free Software community that exists and grows only because of the help of many volunteers that donate their time and effort. KDE is always looking for new volunteers and contributions, whether it is help with coding, bug fixing or reporting, writing documentation, translations, promotion, money, etc. All contributions are gratefully appreciated and eagerly accepted. Please read through the Supporting KDE page for further information or become a KDE e.V. supporting member through our Join the Game initiative.