There are a huge list of changes in today's update, such as new kernel packages, gcc 4.7.1, KDE 4.8.4, lots of WiFI driver removals, several new applications gets introduced, library updates, and also development tools/library major updates, such as Python 2.7.3. There are too many of them to list here, but you can just see all of them in the ChangeLog.
There are still some packages left which i hoped to be included in Slackware tree before it gets released, such as:
- Gimp 2.8
- GTK+2 updates (with all of it's related packages)
- XFCE 4.10