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Exciting Features Coming For Qt 5.3

The official release of Qt 5.3 is tentatively planned for April but with the feature freeze coming up we already have a good idea for the features of this next tool-kit release.
27 February 2014 - Qt 5.3 - 19 Comments

Qt5 To Most Likely Stick With Time-Based Released

There's been some talk and ideas expressed recently about possibly changing the release process of the Qt tool-kit, but it appears that the process and scheduling will stay the same for the most part with abiding by time-based releases.
25 February 2014 - Qt5 Schedule - 4 Comments

SlateKit Base: A Linux OS With Qt5 Running Off KMS/FBDEV

Last year I wrote about SlateKit Shell as a new Qt5/QML web-browser. Realized now is SlateKit Base, a lightweight Linux distribution with Qt5 just running off a frame-buffer and is not reliant upon Wayland, Mir, or X11.
8 February 2014 - SlateKit Base - 10 Comments

Qt 5.2.1 Brings Some Performance Improvements

Digia has today put out their first point release of the feature-rich Qt 5.2 tool-kit.
5 February 2014 - Qt 5.2.1

Qt5 Is Still Being Decided Upon For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

While Qt 5.2 has been out since last month and Qt 5.3 is already well on its way to being released, Canonical is still shipping Qt 5.0 by default in the Ubuntu 14.04 development archive, the first Qt5 release from December 2012. It's not firmly decided yet what Qt5 version will ship in the final release of Ubuntu 14.04, but it's looking like Qt 5.2.
17 January 2014 - Qt 5.2? - 2 Comments

Qt 5.3 Feature Freeze Is In Less Than One Month

Digia is warning developers that the feature freeze for Qt 5.3 is coming up soon.
16 January 2014 - Qt 5.3 - 1 Comment

The Biggest Problem With GTK & What Qt Does Good

Dirk Hohndel of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has talked at length on his experiences in the GTK and Qt tool-kits, including what he views as the biggest problem with GTK.
12 January 2014 - GTK vs. Qt - 64 Comments

Qt 5.3+ To Have Printing Support Improvements

Besides Digia pushing their own cloud storage service into the Qt tool-kit, the upcoming Qt 5.3 release will also begin to focus on printing support improvements.
7 January 2014 - Qt 5.3+ - 1 Comment

Digia Is Planning Enginio Cloud Data Storage For Qt 5.3

Digia is planning to introduce Enginio cloud data storage support into the Qt 5.3 tool-kit release.
6 January 2014 - Enginio Qt - 25 Comments

A Qt5 Opera-Inspired Browser To Ring In The New Year

Launching on 1 January 2014 to kick-off the new year is yet another open-source web-browser. What this latest open-source browser is about is having a new Qt5-based web-browser for power users that's inspired by the old Opera browser.
31 December 2013 - Otter Browser - 35 Comments

Digia Officially Releases Qt 5.2

After being struck by repeated delays, Digia is very happy this morning in announcing the major Qt 5.2 tool-kit release.
12 December 2013 - Qt 5.2 - 42 Comments

Qt For Tizen Keeps Pushing Ahead

While the release of Qt 5.2 is imminent and it features full support for Apple iOS and Google Android along side Qt's other mobile platform support, but missing from the party is Tizen support. Qt for Tizen is still in an alpha state but today they've put out their fifth development release.
10 December 2013 - Qt For Tizen Alpha 5

Qt 5.3 To Focus On Performance, Stability

While the Qt 5.1 and 5.2 updates brought a large number of new features to the Qt5 platform, the Qt 5.3 release is being planned as the next Qt tool-kit update more about improving performance and stability.
6 December 2013 - Qt 5.3 Tool-Kit - 6 Comments

Qt 5.2 Final Release Is "Coming Really Soon"

Digia has provided an update concerning the state of the Qt 5.2 final release, which could be out as soon as next week.
3 December 2013 - Qt 5.2 Toolkit - 64 Comments

Qt 5.2 RC1 Released Along Side Qt Creator 3.0 RC1

After some delays, the Qt 5.2 RC1 release happened this morning and with it is the first release candidate as well to the Qt Creator integrated development environment.
29 November 2013 - Qt Update

Ubuntu 14.04 Looks Toward Qt 5.2, Qt Mir In 14.10

Ubuntu 13.10 shipped with Qt 5.0 instead of Qt 5.1, since while it was available for months prior there were some "unfixed regressions" in the newer tool-kit release. With Qt 5.2 being right around the corner, Canonical is looking to switch to the newer open-source tool-kit release if there isn't as much fallout.
20 November 2013 - Qt 5.2 - 81 Comments

The Qt 5.2 Release Candidate Is Being Delayed

Another delay has hit the Qt 5.2 release as developers are still landing fixes for the release candidate that was supposed to be released tomorrow.
18 November 2013 - Qt 5.2 RC1 Delay

Accretion: A QML, Qt 5.2, KDE Frameworks 5 File Browser

Accretion is a file browser written in QML for the modern Linux desktop that's written against Qt 5.2 and KDE Frameworks 5.
14 November 2013 - Accretion - 29 Comments

Qt 5.3 Might Depend On SSE2 CPUs

Thiago Macieira of Intel is coordinating a proposal to enable SSE2 by default for the 32-bit builds of the Qt tool-kit beginning with the Qt 5.3 release. This likely change is due to the V4 JIT engine generating floating-point math for Qt's QML only using SSE x86 registers.
11 November 2013 - Qt 5.3 - 55 Comments

Phonon Now Supports Qt5, Likes VLC Over GStreamer

The Phonon Qt Multimedia Solution developed within the KDE camp for a multi-platform multimedia sound framework now prefers VLC on the back-end over using GStreamer.
5 November 2013 - Qt Multimedia - 26 Comments

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