KDevelop 5.2 Open-Source IDE Released with Improved C++, PHP and Python Support
KDevelop, the well-known open-source and cross-platform IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows operating system, has been updated recently to version 5.2.
Almost half a year in the making, KDevelop 5.2 is a major release that introduces more analyzer plugins to the Analyzer menu entry implemented in the previous release, KDevelop 5.1. These include Heaptrack, a heap memory profiler for Linux apps written in C/C++ and Cppcheck, a popular static analyzer for the C++ programming language, which can be used from inside KDevelop by default.
“A little more than half a year after the release of KDevelop 5.1, we are happy to announce the availability of KDevelop 5.2 today,” said the devs. “With 5.1, KDevelop got a new menu entry Analyzer which features a set of actions to work with analyzer-like plugins. During the last 5.2 development phase, we merged more analyzer plugins into kdevelop.git which are now shipped to you out of the box…. (read more)