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Qt 5.2 Planned For November Release, KF5 Features

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Published on 14 August 2013 10:27 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt
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With the Qt 5.1 release being one month behind us, Lars Knoll at Digia has begun announcing some of his Qt 5.2 plans. This next update to the Qt5 platform is expected to officially arrive in November and with it will come new features, including for the enablement of KDE Frameworks 5.

Lars laid out a Qt 5.2 road-map to have a feature freeze and alpha release by the end of September, a beta in October, and the final release in November. He acknowledges this is a rather tight plan with regard to a late feature freeze, but there's still a lot left to do with finishing the Android and iOS ports, QML v4 work, and the KDE developers ensuring their feature needs are met with Qt 5.2 for the first release of KDE Frameworks 5.

Lars believes this Qt 5.2 plan can be achieved particularly as they're expanding their continuous integration efforts and better testing.

More details on the Qt 5.2 planning can be found out via this Qt Development list posting.

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