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.
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.
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.
Accretion is a file browser written in QML for the modern Linux desktop that's written against Qt 5.2 and KDE Frameworks 5.
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.
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.
KDAB has provided an update regarding the current state of the Qt tool-kit on Google's Android mobile platform and plans they already have in the works for Qt 5.3.
Qt 5.2 has been in alpha since the end of September but now Digia has announced the beta release of the Qt 5.2 tool-kit.
The latest high-profile open-source project jumping ship from the GTK+ tool-kit and migrating to Qt is the Wireshark network analyzer.
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