KDE has announced the availability of KDE Frameworks 5.24.0 for immediate download. This release marks the start of the planned monthly releases. The regular releases allow improvements in a predictable manner.
KDE Frameworks are additional libraries added to the Qt Framework. This brings a wide variety of much-needed functionality that comes from mature, peer-reviewed and tested libraries.
Highlights of KDE Frameworks 5.24.0
KDE Frameworks 5.24.0 comes with over 50 Frameworks bundles within it. KArchive brings support for several popular compression codecs in a self-contained library.
ThreadWeaver brings threading by specifying dependencies between the threads. This greatly simplifies the use of multiple threads.
KConfig is a library that handles storage and retrieval of configuration settings. It can work with INI files, XDG-compliant cascading A folder or directory is an organized collection or group of files on a computer system that can be accessed from a filesystem path. The Folder is the term usually used on Windows-based systems while the directory is the term used on other major operating systems such as Unix, Linux, OSX, iOS, and Android. In Unix based systems, a directory... More, and XML based files.
Solid is a library you can use to get information on Computer hardware is the physical tangible components that make up a computing system. This make-up includes parts such as the keyboard, mouse, monitor, CPU, RAM, Motherboard, hard drives among others.... More running on your system. This includes storage devices, The CPU (central processing unit), also called a central processor, main processor, or more commonly processor, is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place. These calculations involve carrying out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logic, controlling, and input/output (I/O) operations specified by those instructions. Simple CPU setups can consist of microprocessors... More, battery status, Networking and In computing, an interface is a shared means by which two or more separate components of a computer system exchange information. The interface could be between the human and a computing device, two computers, computer hardware, software or peripheral devices. Examples include touch screens which allow information to be exchanged between a human and the devices, A software graphical interface,... More, Bluetooth and more.
KDE Frameworks 5.24.0 requires Qt 5.2 to work. Android has been added to the list of supported platforms. New and improved icons have also made it into this release.