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==Developer Assistant==
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Developer Assistant, a tool for starting coding projects with popular languages and platforms, has been updated to provide a graphical user interface, documentation in a devassist-docs package, and improved functionality.
  
= boost gets up to speed =
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==Updated ACPI tools==
Fedora 18 will include Boost version 1.50. The popular collection of C libraries is updated to the newest available version with each Fedora release.
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Developers working with the ACPI subsystem have an updated set of tools from the acpica-tools packageThis replaces the functionality of the lasi and pmtools packages, includes test cases, and adds active upstream support. The acpica project can be found at http://acpica.org .
 
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= Tracing with LTTng =  
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Developers looking to improve their applications will find that Fedora 18's lttng-tools and ltt-ust packages provide fast and efficient tracingThe tracer allows easy correlation of userspace and kernel traces, if the latter is available. Boasting a nanosecond-precision timestamp, LTTng is especially useful when searching for ellusive latencies. Get started with the project's documentation at
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= Improved Crash reports =
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== Debuginfo included by default ==
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Fedora 18 ships with a small subset of debug information by default. Full debug information is still available in the debuginfo packages.
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== Debuginfo compressed by DWARF ==
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Debuginfo will be post-processed by the DWARF compressor tool "dwz" to reduce size of the *.debug files.  Developers may run this same program on their binaries.
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== Simplified crash reporting via ABRT Server ==
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Fedora's bug reporting tool (ABRT) now uses new, simplified way of reporting user problems. These reports are now handled by ABRT Server, which also provides statistics and clustering of the reports, giving maintainers more accurate data about the problem.
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= IPython updated =
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IPython has been updated to version 0.13 and notable features and head-ups are:
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The Notebook has a new user interface and has many new features like auto-folding of very long lines, uploading new notebooks to the dashboard, manage started clusters and improoved tooltips.
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The notebook format has changed and when you want to share your notebook with users of older version, there is a conversion script available.
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New cell magics like %%bash, %%ruby, %%timeit and many others.
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The Qt console has improved menus and can directly display jpeg images.
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Developer Assistant

Developer Assistant, a tool for starting coding projects with popular languages and platforms, has been updated to provide a graphical user interface, documentation in a devassist-docs package, and improved functionality.

Updated ACPI tools

Developers working with the ACPI subsystem have an updated set of tools from the acpica-tools package. This replaces the functionality of the lasi and pmtools packages, includes test cases, and adds active upstream support. The acpica project can be found at http://acpica.org .