Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th May 2006 19:54 UTC
GTK+ GTK+ 2.9.0 has been released. This is the first development release leading up to GTK+ 2.10. For completeness: "GTK+ is a multi-platform toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces. Offering a complete set of widgets, GTK+ is suitable for projects ranging from small one-off tools to complete application suites."
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by nzjrs on Fri 5th May 2006 22:05 UTC
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This release represents the biggest release of GTK in ages. A lot of cruft has been removed and a lot of things have been bought into GTK fron the egg* libs including
* GtkStatusIcon, a cross-platform "tray icon" API
* GtkAssistant, a widget for creating multi-step wizards
* GtkLinkButton, a widget that displays a clickable hyperlink
* GtkRecentChooser, widgets to display and select recently used files
* and more.

There has also been at least 2 new large features;
* GtkPrintOperation (cross platform print)
* Async file chooser backend

I dont want to sound like a salesman, but there is going to be some seriously cool stuff in the 2.10 release!

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