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.
GIMP is taking another step towards the long overdue GIMP 2.10 image program update with a new milestone release being on the horizon.
There's talk of potentially using more Rust code within the GNOME desktop environment as opposed to C/Vala code.
Trailing this weekend's release of GNOME 3.23.1 is the first development update for the GNOME Shell in the road to GNOME 3.24.
With GTK Scene Kit landing and various OpenGL improvements coming to the GTK+ tool-kit, GNOME developers have found the need to improve the OpenGL Windows support.
GNOME 3.23.1 has been released as the first development milestone towards GNOME 3.24 that will be released next March.
With the GNOME 3.24 desktop that's currently in development the latest GNOME Shell code has support for easily letting the user launch an app on a dedicated GPU when applicable for handling NVIDIA Optimus use-cases of having integrated and discrete GPU laptops.
The annual GStreamer Conference took place last week in Berlin alongside the Linux Foundation's Embedded Linux Conference Europe. The videos from this multimedia open-source conference are now available.
The GTK+ Scene Graph Kit (GSK) has landed in mainline GTK+ Git as the "spiritual successor to Clutter" and now providing a scene graph for this GNOME toolkit.
Development on the GTK+ 4.0 tool-kit continues moving along and this weekend has seen 100+ commits dropping various deprecated and outdated code.
For women and other select groups, the GNOME Outreachy Winter 2016 internship program has its application deadline due next week for those wishing to get involved in open-source / free software development.
For those on rolling-release distributions that tend to wait until the first point release before upgrading your desktop environment, GNOME 3.22.1 is now available as the first update since last month's GNOME 3.22 debut.
With GNOME/GTK+ 3.22 having been released at the end of September, developer focus is beginning to shift to GNOME 3.24 or in the case of GTK+ developers it's about GTK+ 4.0 development per the toolkit's new development process.
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