GNU Octave 5.1.0

Mathematical computation software GNU Octave has reached version 5.1.0. The release is the first in the 5.x range, and brings with it some keep features including improvements for high dpi screens and Unicode support on Windows for files and folders.

Some other key changes include improved compatibility with Matlab and removal, deprecation and legacy marking of older functions.

Scratch 3.0

Kids programming language Scratch has reached version 3.0, and with the release it has also become part of the online community.

The update includes a variety of new backgrounds, sprites and sounds alongside a new extension library which allows interfacing with hardware and other software.