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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September 2,2014

Qt Discussions, Releases, Proposals and Snapshots

GammaRay 2.1.1 was released: https://github.com/KDAB/GammaRay

There is a rather lengthy discussion/argument on QStorageInfo, a new class proposed for v 5.4: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.qt.devel/18196…

August 25, 2014

This is the 100th episode of Qt Updates. I want to thank my family, friends and all the little people I climbed over on my way to the top. :)

Qt Licensing

Qt will be changing its licensing somewhat, using LGPL v3 for new modules and add-ons. http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2014/08/20/adding-lgpl-v3-to-qt/…

August 18, 2014

Qt Releases

The current plan is to release a version 5.4 alpha sometime this week.

5.3.2 is supposed to be released before the 5.4.0 beta release. This is currently scheduled for the end of August or early September.

Current snapshots are located here:

Windows: http://download.qt-…

August 11, 2014

Qt Releases  

Qt Creator 3.2 RC1 has been released for download: http://download.qt-project.org/development_releases/qtcreator/3.2/3.2.0-rc1/

Qt 5.4 has been feature frozen.

Congratulations

Milian Wolff of KDAB has been confirmed as an Approver

August 4, 2014

Qt feature freeze for 5.4 will occur on 8/8/2014. An alpha release is scheduled for the August 14th timeframe. http://qt-project.org/wiki/Qt-5.4-release New features (not yet finalized): http://qt-project.org/wiki/New-Features-in-Qt-5.4

July 28, 2014

Summertime is in Full Swing

It seems to be vacation season, so there is less than half the normal traffic on the Qt lists.

It looks like there might be a 5.3.2 patch release in the future.

Have a great week!

July 21, 2014

Qt Discussions

A discussion started on possibly including the Data Distribution Service (DDS) as a new IPC mechanism for Qt. Post: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.qt.user/12863

Information on DDS: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…

July 7, 2014

Qt Enterprise Release

Digia has released Qt Enterprise Embedded for Qt 5.3.1 and a Virtual Keyboard version 1.1: Qt Embedded: http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2014/07/03/introducing-android-injection-with-qt-enterprise-embedded-5-3-1/ Virtual Keyboard:…

June 30, 2014

Qt and Qt Creator Release

Qt 5.3.1 and QtCreator 3.1.2 were both released last Wednesday, Jun 25.

http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2014/06/25/qt-5-3-1-released/

Developer Proposal

Zeno Albisser at Digia has proposed moving Qt WebEngine from Qt Labs to an official Qt add-on -- the thought is…