This Week in Qt

A Weekly Update for Qt Developers

Stay current with the latest Qt news with This Week in Qt, a weekly blog published by the ICS Qt Experts. We read all the Qt blogs, mailing lists, forums, social media outlets, etc. and condense the info to quickly highlight the most important Qt happenings for developers short on time.

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Monday. September 17, 2018

- A Qt 5.12 Alphasnapshot has been created. However, a new blocker was found. Updated packages should be available shortly. - Qt 5.11.2 RC packages are available. However, a new blocker (same as in 5.12) was discovered so new RC packages will be released as soon as possible. - Qt 3D Studio 2.1 Beta 1 has been released:…

Monday, September 10, 2018

- Still no sign of the Qt 5.12 alpha snapshot, so the wait continues - bugreports.qt.io will be down for a short time on 9/11/18, for an upgrade to Jira

- Don't forget to register for Qt World Summit, Oct 29-30 in Boston - https://www.qt.io/qtws18/home/

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

- An interesting discussion entitled "iMX6 EGLGS 2D (QtWidgets) painting acceleration" was started on the development mailing list:http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2018-August/033484.html - The Qt 5.12 alpha snapshot is delayed until two blocking issues can be resolved.

Monday, August 27, 2018

- A Qt 5.12 snapshot was not released last week due to blocking issues. An Alpha snapshot should be available this week. - A Qt 5.11.2 snapshot is now available. The plan is to finalize branching this Friday, Aug 31. - Preparations will begin for a Qt 5.9.7 release once the Qt 5.12 Alpha version is released.

Monday, August 20, 2018

- A Qt 5.12 feature freeze is set for today, August 20, with a snapshot expected shortly thereafter. - This list should be up to date regarding new features in Qt 5.12:  https://wiki.qt.io/New_Features_in_Qt_5.12

Monday, August 13, 2018

- There is a discussion on the development mailing list regarding how to allow programmable delegate selections for QML views. Find it here:http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2018-August/033309.html

Monday, August 6, 2018

Episode #300 - The feature freeze for Qt 5.12 is still on track for Aug. 20, 2018 - A request was made for an API review of new Calendar class support going into Qt 5.12  http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2018-July/033191.html - Code review…

Monday, July 30, 2018

News is light at this time of year so here are some current estimates for future Qt releases:

  • Qt 5.6.4: no release currently defined
  • Qt 5.9.7: no date set, possibly in September 2018
  • Qt 5.11.2: current plan calls for a release in the August/September time frame
  • Qt 5.12: feature freeze should occur on 8/20/18 with an Alpha release shortly thereafter…

Monday, July 23, 2018

- Qt Creator 4.7.0 has been released:  http://blog.qt.io/blog/2018/07/18/qt-creator-4-7-0-released/ - qbs 1.12 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2018/07/19/qbs-1-12-released/ - Thiago Macieira started a…

Monday, July 16, 2018

There's not much going on at this time, probably due to vacations and the like, so here is an update on current Qt release plans: - A Qt 5.11.2 release is scheduled for the August/September time frame - An Alpha release of Qt 5.12 should occur on August 20, with a final release planned for November 2018.