This Week in Qt

A Weekly Update for Qt Developers

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- A snapshot of Qt 5.9.4 is available in the online installer. The plan is to release it next week.
Current release plans:   - Qt 5.9.4: The goal is to get a first snapshot out this week, with a release in mid-January.   - Qt 5.10.1: The goal is to get a snapshot out within the next week or two, with a release by end of January.   - Qt 5.11.0: The official feature freeze is scheduled for Jan 31. The goal is to get a binary snapshot out by then.
Due to the holidays, there was not much going on in the Qt world last week. - The next major release of Qt should be Qt 5.11, with an Alpha due at the end of February. - Qt 5.9.4 should be released toward the end of January.
- Branching for Qt 5.9.4 has begun. The plan is to release Qt 5.9.4 by end of January. - There is a proposal to drop support for MSVC 2013 for Qt 5.11 and onwards: http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2017-December/031647.html - There is a proposal to stop shipping MINGW32 binaries, and switch to MINGW64: http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2017-December/031688....
- The Qt Installer Framework 3.0.2 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/12/15/qt-installer-framework-3-0-2-released/ - A proposal has been made on the mailing list to drop support for QNX 6.6 in Qt 5.11, and only support QNX 7.0 for Qt 5.11 onward. Read it here: http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2017-December/031641.html
- Qt 5.10 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/12/07/qt-5-10-released/ - Qt Creator 4.5.0 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/12/07/qt-creator-4-5-0-released/ - Qbs 1.10 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/12/07/qbs-1-10-released/
- A Qt 5.10 RC2 has been released: https://wiki.qt.io/How_to_get_snapshot_via_online_installer The aim is to release a final 5.10 on 12/7/2017. - Qt 3D Studio 1.0 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/11/30/qt-3d-studio-1-0-released/
- Qt 5.9.3 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/11/22/qt-5-9-3-released/ - A Qt 5.9.4 release is planned for Jan 2018. - Qt Creator 4.5 RC has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/11/22/qt-creator-4-5-rc-released/
- Due to various issues, no planned releases were made this week.  -The current plan is to release a Qt 5.9.3 and a Qt 5.10 RC next week.
- Qt 5.10 Beta4 was released. An official  Release Candidate is scheduled for Nov 16, 2017.  https://wiki.qt.io/How_to_get_snapshot_via_online_installer - Qt 5.9.3 might also be released this week. Stay tuned.

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