After several delays, Qt 5.5 was officially released this morning.
Earlier this month I wrote about Qt developers looking at making Qt 5.6 a long-term support release. Today that decision was firmed up by Lars Knoll and he's also reinforced the plans for making Qt 5.7 release where the code-base will take advantage of C++11 language features.
With the Qt 5.5 release candidate finally having made it out the door yesterday, The Qt Company has revised the final release date for Qt 5.5.
The release candidate to Qt 5.5 is now available with The Qt Company hoping to officially ship this tool-kit update soon.
KDE developer Alexander Mezin was looking at the Qt Wayland compositor code and rather than building yet another Wayland compositor decided to build something similar for X11. Mezin ended up building "qmlcompmgr", a compositing manager for X11 written in Qt Quick / QML.
The Qt Company revealed today their work-in-progress port of Qt to Chrome / Google Native Client.
Qt developers are currently figuring out plans for doing a long-term support release of their open-source toolkit as they'll soon be dropping support for a number of aging platforms.
Making some rounds on the Internet today is CopperSpice, a fork of Qt 4.8 from two years ago that's starting to take shape as a nice C++ GUI library for developers.
Sorvig Morten of The Qt Company has announced that the cross-platform high-DPI support for the Qt tool-kit has entered a tech preview state.
The second point release to Qt 5.4 is now available with various fixes and minor improvements.
While Qt 5 has so many compelling advantages over Qt4, for those still running the older version of the Norwegian toolkit, version 4.8.7 of Qt4 is now available and it ships with tons of changes.
Today marks twenty years since the first release of the Qt tool-kit. It's been an interesting twenty years so far going through the hands of Trolltech, Nokia, Digia, and the now spin-off The Qt Company.
The beta of Qt 5.5 has finally been released.
One of the newest modules added to Qt Labs is QtGamepad, a module inspired in part by the W3's HTML5 Gamepad API.
Qt 5.5 has been running behind schedule for some time while now The Qt Company is trying to get it back on track and to officially ship Qt 5.5 by the end of next month.
The Qt 5.5 Beta was supposed to happen back on 12 March, but that goal failed to be realized. However, it looks like Qt 5.5 Beta is quite close now with The Qt Company putting out a beta snapshot.
The Qt Company has today announced the official release of Qt Creator 3.4, one of the best open-source IDEs for programmers and the de facto development environment for Qt applications.
Debian and other Linux distributions are running into issues with packaging up QtWebEngine, which is becoming a problem since more of the new KDE stack is becoming dependent upon this addition to Qt 5.4 that provides a web rendering engine based on Chromium.
Qt 5.5 is a very exciting release for new features and functionality being added to this open-source toolkit, but it's continuing in the Qt5 tradition of running behind schedule.
The Qt Company has announced version 2.0 of the Qt Installer Framework.
The first release candidate to Qt Creator 3.4 is now available.
Digia / The Qt Company has finally managed to get Qt 5.5 into a shape for branching and as a result the alpha version is now available for early testing.
Qt 5.5 looks like it will be another release that's going to be delivered slightly behind schedule.
Qt 5.5 is expected to ship in about two months and with this release will come a number of new and exciting features.
While Qt3D is making great progress in recent months, for the upcoming release of Qt 5.5 it will most likely only ship as a "tech preview" feature.
Version 0.9 of the lightweight LXQt desktop environment was released this Sunday. LXQt is the next-generation, lightweight desktop derived in part from the LXDE and Razor-Qt desktops. LXQt 0.9 is the release that begins to enforce Qt5.
KDAB has continued their interesting blog series about Qt3D 2.0 and what's coming for this new component to Qt5.
Qt 5.5 is less than one month away from entering its feature freeze. This half-year update to the open-source Qt tool-kit will bring several new features when its scheduled to be officially released in April.
Last month KDAB began a series of articles providing an overview of Qt3D 2.0, the complete rewrite of the 3D component for Qt5. The second part of this overview is now posted.
The next-generation Qt3D component to the Qt tool-kit is finally starting to come together.
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