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, November 5, 2018

-The Qt Company has announced that Qbs (an alternate build system for Qt) will be deprecated. Its support will end at the end of 2019. - Lars Knoll has announced on the development mailing list that Qt will "likely" switch to CMake from qmake for…

Monday, October 29, 2018

- Qt Creator 4.7.2 has been released: - Qt 5.9.7 has been released: - Qt 5.12 beta3 has been released, and is…

Monday, October 22, 2018

- Qt 5.12 beta2 has been released. You can grab it via the online installer. - A current list of blockers can be found here: - Qt 5.9.7 should be released soon, possibly this week.

Monday, October 15, 2018

- Qt Creator 4.8 Beta has been released: - An article on the new Distance Field Generator for rendering fonts in Qt 5.12 can be found here:

Monday, October 1, 2018

Preparations are underway for a release of Qt 5.9.7. The current goal is to release it the week of October 8.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Qt 5.12 Alpha has been released: Unlike most Alphas, pre-built binaries are available for testing this release. New features (not finalized until a Beta release):…

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 - 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 -

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

- An interesting discussion entitled "iMX6 EGLGS 2D (QtWidgets) painting acceleration" was started on the development mailing list: - The Qt 5.12 alpha snapshot is delayed until two blocking issues can be resolved.