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.
Digia is working hard and fast to get the next version of the Qt5 tool-kit out the door along with their Qt Creator integrated development environment.
While all of the Qt tool-kit excitement these days is over Qt5 and its upcoming Qt 5.3 release, Digia developers are working on issuing an update to Qt4.
Lately there's been some discussion about Qt3D and QtOpenCL.
Digia announced this morning the first beta of the upcoming Qt 5.3 tool-kit.
Debian developers are trying to land upstream support for 64-bit ARM (AArch64) in the Qt tool-kit.
The sixth alpha development version of Qt for Tizen is now available.
Digia has released the first alpha release of the Qt 5.3 tool-kit this morning.
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.
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.
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.
Digia has today put out their first point release of the feature-rich Qt 5.2 tool-kit.
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.
Digia is warning developers that the feature freeze for Qt 5.3 is coming up soon.
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.
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.
Digia is planning to introduce Enginio cloud data storage support into the Qt 5.3 tool-kit release.
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.
After being struck by repeated delays, Digia is very happy this morning in announcing the major Qt 5.2 tool-kit release.
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.
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.
Digia has provided an update concerning the state of the Qt 5.2 final release, which could be out as soon as next week.
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.
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