Saturday, January 24, 2015

Dev-C++ 5.9.0 released

It's been a while. This time I present to you AStyle integration and vastly improved code parsing performance.

Changes - Version 5.9.0 - 24 January 2014
  • Added AStyle integration.
  • Remodeled Help >> About window.
  • When looking up a piece of code by Ctrl+Clicking the destination line is centered.
  • Removed caching from Tools >> Editor Options.
  • Widened the exception window.
  • Removed caching from the first-time configuration window.
  • Improved parsing progress messages in the status bar.
  • Improved performance of the classes list toolbar.
  • Improved function declaration/definition switching.
  • Significantly improved performance when selecting text.
  • Fixed parser error when parsing C-style cast of string constant.
  • Huge rewrite of code folding implementation.
  • Major improvements in typing responsiveness.
  • Major reduction in flickering during typing.
  • Around 40-50% reduction in memory usage per open file.
  • Fixed devcppPortable not passing files with spaces in names to devcpp correctly.
  • Improved performance when opening multiple files from explorer using Dev-C++.
  • Code completion does not show up anymore for periods typed as part of numbers.

Download
  • The setup which includes TDM-GCC 4.8.1 (32bit and 64bit) can be downloaded here (47MB).
  • The setup which does not include a compiler can be downloaded here (2MB).
  • The portable version which includes TDM-GCC 4.8.1 (32bit and 64bit) can be downloaded here (34MB).
  • The portable version which does not include a compiler can be downloaded here (2MB).
  • The latest tested compilers can be downloaded here.
  • Lastly, the source code can be found here (1MB). Alternatively, one can use git to clone any commit. Instructions can be found here.

Dev-C++ will automatically configure a 32bit and a 64bit compiler profile for you, and will select the 32bit profile if your computer does not support 64bit.