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.
The first release candidate to the Qt 5.4 tool-kit is expected later this week while out today are some preliminary test packages.
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.
Sean Harmer of KDAB has provided a brief status update concerning the state of Qt3D 2.0 that gives hope that it will be officially released soon. Qt3D 2.0 overhauls the tool-kit's support for 3D rendering and visualization.
Digia -- well, what's being spun off into The Qt Company -- published the official beta for the upcoming Qt 5.4 tool-kit release.
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.
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.
Last month we wrote about Digia's plans to spin off its commercial Qt business and now today we have some more information on that change.
Digia has put out various Qt project updates today.
It's a busy Monday morning for open-source news with the latest announcement being Digia's release of the Qt 5.4 Alpha.
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.
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.
Iikka Eklund of Digia has announced that Qt 5.4 is under its feature freeze state after several months of development.
Digia has officially announced today they will be spinning off their Qt division into its own company (still wholly-owned by Digia) that will focus exclusively upon Qt development.
Digia is shipping today the first release candidate to Qt Creator 3.2.
The Qt 5.4 feature freeze is set to go into effect on 8 August with already there being a large number of changes for this next major Qt5 tool-kit release.
Digia has happily put out the first beta today of Qt Creator 3.2.
Nearly a half-year after the original release of Cutelyst, the second version is now available of this web framework powered by Qt5.
Discussed at the Qt Contributor Summit and now turning into an Internet discussion is that the Qt High-DPI support is on hold.
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.
The first point release to Qt 5.3 has been released by Digia.
Current versions of Qt5 with Wayland support don't support minimizing/hiding windows. However, patches have now been merged into Qt Wayland for addressing this shortcoming.
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.
Morten Sorvig on behalf of Digia is working towards bringing high-DPI (HiDPI) scaling support to more platforms.
Qt 5.3 has been officially released by Digia.
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.
Digia has put out a new Qt 5.3 update in hopes of being able to release the major tool-kit update next Tuesday.
The end of the Qt 5.3 tool-kit development cycle is near with today's official release candidate.
The official release candidate for the upcoming Qt 5.3 toolkit should be released before the weekend. For those interested in testing out the latest Qt 5.3 release right now, there's a new development candidate.
Qt 5.3 will be officially released in a few days time if all goes well and with this update to the Qt5 tool-kit comes some major new features.
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