While Qt 5 has so many compelling advantages over Qt4, for those still running the older version of the Norwegian toolkit, version 4.8.7 of Qt4 is now available and it ships with tons of changes.
Today marks twenty years since the first release of the Qt tool-kit. It's been an interesting twenty years so far going through the hands of Trolltech, Nokia, Digia, and the now spin-off The Qt Company.
The beta of Qt 5.5 has finally been released.
One of the newest modules added to Qt Labs is QtGamepad, a module inspired in part by the W3's HTML5 Gamepad API.
Qt 5.5 has been running behind schedule for some time while now The Qt Company is trying to get it back on track and to officially ship Qt 5.5 by the end of next month.
The Qt 5.5 Beta was supposed to happen back on 12 March, but that goal failed to be realized. However, it looks like Qt 5.5 Beta is quite close now with The Qt Company putting out a beta snapshot.
The Qt Company has today announced the official release of Qt Creator 3.4, one of the best open-source IDEs for programmers and the de facto development environment for Qt applications.
Debian and other Linux distributions are running into issues with packaging up QtWebEngine, which is becoming a problem since more of the new KDE stack is becoming dependent upon this addition to Qt 5.4 that provides a web rendering engine based on Chromium.
Qt 5.5 is a very exciting release for new features and functionality being added to this open-source toolkit, but it's continuing in the Qt5 tradition of running behind schedule.
The Qt Company has announced version 2.0 of the Qt Installer Framework.
The first release candidate to Qt Creator 3.4 is now available.
Digia / The Qt Company has finally managed to get Qt 5.5 into a shape for branching and as a result the alpha version is now available for early testing.
Qt 5.5 looks like it will be another release that's going to be delivered slightly behind schedule.
Qt 5.5 is expected to ship in about two months and with this release will come a number of new and exciting features.
While Qt3D is making great progress in recent months, for the upcoming release of Qt 5.5 it will most likely only ship as a "tech preview" feature.
Version 0.9 of the lightweight LXQt desktop environment was released this Sunday. LXQt is the next-generation, lightweight desktop derived in part from the LXDE and Razor-Qt desktops. LXQt 0.9 is the release that begins to enforce Qt5.
KDAB has continued their interesting blog series about Qt3D 2.0 and what's coming for this new component to Qt5.
Qt 5.5 is less than one month away from entering its feature freeze. This half-year update to the open-source Qt tool-kit will bring several new features when its scheduled to be officially released in April.
Last month KDAB began a series of articles providing an overview of Qt3D 2.0, the complete rewrite of the 3D component for Qt5. The second part of this overview is now posted.
The next-generation Qt3D component to the Qt tool-kit is finally starting to come together.
Qt 5.4 was finally released this morning by Digia's The Qt Company.
For those in the US not busy with Thanksgiving today, the Qt 5.4 release candidate is now available for testing.
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.
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