Qt News Archives
Qt 5.4 Planned For Release On 9 December

As a continuation of yesterday's story about the Qt 5.4 release candidate being expected later this week, The Qt Company has now expressed their plans for a final release date.

26 November 2014 - Qt 5.4.0 - 2 Comments
Qt Improvements Forthcoming For HiDPI Displays

The upcoming Qt 5.4 release betters the support for HiDPI monitors -- displays like the Retina MacBook Pro and others with high pixel densities -- though Qt5 developers need to make some changes to their code to take advantage of these improvements.

14 November 2014 - Qt - 4 Comments
Qt Cutelyst Web Framework Upped To v0.4.0

Cutelyst is a previously covered web framework powered by Qt5 and follows the design approach of Perl's Catalyst Framework. A new version of Cutelyst is available that's more powerful and faster.

7 October 2014 - Cutelyst 0.4 - 5 Comments
Qt 5.4 Will Support Applications Under A Wayland Compositor

While Qt5 has always been promoted as being friendly towards Wayland and working to avoid its Linux dependency on X11, with the upcoming Qt 5.4 release is going to be the first version where there's out-of-the-box support for running Qt applications under a Wayland compositor -- i.e. integrating the Qt Wayland module.

23 September 2014 - Qt5 Wayland - 1 Comment
Qt5 Will Now Support LGPLv3 Modules

With the upcoming Qt 5.4 release, LGPLv3 is now an optional license alongside the existing LGPLv2.1 license and the commercial combination for Qt Enterprise.

20 August 2014 - LGPLv3 - 2 Comments
Daydreaming About Qt6 & Qt7

A Qt fan asked developers this weekend about what features might be candidates for a release that breaks from Qt5 and goes to Qt6 or even then to Qt7.

10 August 2014 - Qt 6.x / Qt 7.x - Add A Comment
New Features Coming For Qt 5.4

Qt 5.3 was released back in May (while yesterday marked the Qt 5.3.1 release). Qt 5.4 thus has been an active development target for many weeks now and it's beginning to show with the development branch locking in early August.

26 June 2014 - Qt 5.4 - 16 Comments
Qt3D 2.0 Is A Rewrite Of Qt's 3D Support

Two years ago the Qt3D module was showing lots of promise for 3D support within the popular, cross-platform toolkit. However, just before the Qt 5.0 release, Nokia shutdown their Qt Brisbane office that among other Qt modules was responsible for the work on Qt3D. Nokia's late actions with Qt prior to selling it off to Digia was a a big blow and led to Qt3D being demoted. Fortunately, Qt3D 2.0 is coming along as a maintained, rewritten version of the 3D support for Qt.

27 May 2014 - Qt3D - 10 Comments
SlateKit Base OS Released For The Nexus 7 Tablet

SlateKit Base has been released for the Google Nexus 7 (2013) tablet. SlateKit Base is a basic Linux OS with just having Qt5 running off a frame-buffer. SlateKit Base is very simply designed and within the Qt5 environment is designed primarily for use with QtWebKit-based Slate web-browser.

18 May 2014 - SlateKit - 2 Comments

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