The latest development release is now available of the work leading up to the GNOME 3.24 desktop in March.
GNOME developer Georges Stavracas has shared his thoughts on the state of the GTK4 tool-kit with the recent work involving a Vulkan renderer, including which also now works on Wayland.
The librsvg library for SVG rendering is up to version 2.41.0 and with this milestone it's their first release to port some code to Rust while maintaining the same public API.
The GTK toolkit's Vulkan renderer continues making quick progress.
Prolific GNOME developer Matthias Clasen has written a blog post about recent and ongoing work for GTK4 at the start of 2017.
GNOME's GTK Vulkan renderer continues advancing in Git for GTK+ 4.0. This Vulkan renderer for the GTK Scene Kit is forming into a nice alternative to its OpenGL renderer.
A number of improvements have landed to the GTK4 tool-kit's early back-end work on supporting Vulkan as an alternative to its OpenGL renderer is gaining ground.
Flatpak, formerly XDG-App, is starting to mature and is looking good for 2017. As a sign of the times, lead Flatpak developer Alexander Larsson at Red Hat announced version 0.8 this week and it will be a long-term supported stable branch.
Matthias Clasen shifted focus today from working on the new recipes program to putting out a new development release in the road to GTK4.
While Matthias Clasen is usually busy working on GTK+, improving GNOME Wayland support, and other core engineering tasks, recently he's been working on a new GNOME application: GNOME Recipes.
NetworkManager 1.5.3 was released this week as the new development release with a lot of feature work in stepping towards NetworkManager 1.6 in 2017.
For those interested in learning more low-level details about Google's open-source, royalty-free VP9 video codec, GNOME developer Ronald Bultje has provided a nice overview.
The last GNOME 3.24 development release of 2016 is now available for testing.
Epiphany 3.23.3 was tagged on Monday as the newest development release of this web-browser update being aligned for GNOME 3.24.
GNOME developers continue work on the GTK4 tool-kit while GTK3 is still set to receive some improvements.
Thanks in part to last month's GNOME Core Apps Hackfest in Berlin, the GNOME Music application is being revived.
Version 0.98 of the GNOME-aligned GStreamer-powered Pitivi non-linear video editor was tagged today as the newest development milestone.
In addition to Red Hat's Benjamin Otte working on a Vulkan renderer for GTK4's GSK, he's also been working on a big refactoring of the OpenGL code that's now been merged to master.
A Vulkan back-end is in development for GNOME's GTK's tool-kit new GTK Scene Kit (GSK) code.
Gtkmm, the project providing the de facto C++ interface for GTK+, is preparing for the GTK+ 4.0 era.
They missed Tuesday's GNOME 3.23.2 release, but available as of Wednesday evening is Mutter 3.23.2 and GNOME Shell 3.23.2.
GNOME 3.23.2 was released today as the latest development snapshot in the road to next March's GNOME 3.24 release.
Matthias Clasen tagged the release today of GTK+ 3.89.1 as the first development snapshot leading towards GTK+ 4.0.
The accepted participants and their projects for the Outreachy Winter 2016 session were announced earlier this month for helping females and other under-represented groups engage in free software development.
While waiting for a new API that can succeed GBM and is agreed upon by both NVIDIA and the open-source community, GNOME developers have gone ahead and merged support for using EGLStreams into their Mutter compositor so that the current proprietary NVIDIA Linux driver will work with GNOME on Wayland.
The second and final planned point release to GNOME 3.22 is now available.
Normally GNOME point releases aren't too worth mentioning over here, but with this morning's release of GNOME Mutter 3.22.2 it's a bit of a different story.
While GTK3 on Linux with both X.Org/Wayland has supported HiDPI displays for a long while, only with the latest GTK4 development code should there be usable HiDPI support for those using this tool-kit on Microsoft Windows.
A feature now possible for GTK+ 4 thanks to the recent merging of the GTK Scene Kit (GSK) is frame-by-frame recording and replaying.
GStreamer 1.10 is now available as the latest significant update to this leading open-source multimedia framework.
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