KDevelop 4.1 arrived, features Okteta plugin

KDevelop is out in version 4.1, and better than ever! Thank you, great hackers of KDevelop, I would need to learn Emacs/Vim without you! 🙂

Among all the great features there is now also what had been basically done at the Kate-KDevelop sprint in Berlin this February, when streets were covered with thick ice and full of snow, a first integration of most of the Okteta components in KDevelop.

Activate the Okteta plugin, open any file as raw data simply by selecting “Open as Byte Array” in the context menu of all file listing sidebar tools, and enjoy the hex editing support directly in KDevelop:

Provided by the plugin is also the Structures tool (see also screenshot above). As of Okteta version 0.5 (part of KDE Applications 4.5) structures can now additionally be defined dynamically, using JavaScript. So if the old XML format was too restrictive for you, give it another try now. And think about sharing your results on kde-files.org as well!

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GNOME and KDE people hacking under the limes August 6-12th 2011

You should have read the news on the Dot already, but if not: the Desktop Summit 2011 will be from 6 to 12 August, at the Humboldt-Universität, in the very middle of Berlin, at the famous street “Unter den Linden”, which is crossed by the even more famous Brandenburger Tor.

Add the dates now to your calendar and:

Be there!