Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Trolltech has today released Qt 4.2. The two major improvements in this release is support for styleable widgets and a new Graphics View 2D canvas framework. Other prominent changes include Qt/Mac look and feel improvements and tighter integration with GNOME. In fact, Qt 4.2 supports having developers use Qt extensions with non-Qt applications. More can be found in the release announcement.