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Qt 5.1 Finally Released With Lots Of Good Features

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Published on 03 July 2013 11:15 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt
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One day after the Qt 4.8.5 release, after facing many delays Qt 5.1 is finally available.

Qt 5.1 is late, but there's lots of new features. Qt 5.1 has technology preview support for Google Android and Apple iOS platforms, much better Wayland support, greater OpenGL support, Qt Quick Controls, improved C++11 support, and a ton of other good features with this being the first major update to the Qt5 stack.

More details on the long-awaited Qt 5.1 release can be found via the Digia blog post and Qt-Project.org. Meanwhile, developers are hoping to ship Qt 5.2 before year's end with even more great features.

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