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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December 1, 2014

Qt Releases Launched

Qt 5.4.0 RC and Qt Creator 3.3 RC have been released: Qt 5.4 RC: Qt Creator 3.3 RC:

November 24, 2014

Qt Releases & Snapshots

Priority is still being given to getting a Qt 5.4 RC release out. This was supposed to happen last week, but various issues prevented it.  We may yet see something this week. Current snapshots: Windows:…

November 17, 2014

Qt Release Update

  • Qt 5.4.0 is now "frozen".
  • At this time, only bug fixes will be allowed into the 5.4.0 release tree.  
  • The current plan is to get an RC out on Tuesday November 18.

Qt Nominations

  • Paul Lemire has been nominated as an Approver.

November 10, 2014

Qt Update

The Qt mailing list traffic has been slow due to the Qt Developer Days 2014 conference held in San Francisco all of last week.

Qt 5.4.0 Branching

Qt 5.4.0 branching will take place Monday November 10. 

This will mean:

  • The ‘5.4’ branch will be temporarily locked on the 10th of November 2014 @ 07:00 CET

  • We…

November 3, 2014

Qt Releases

Qt Creator 3.3 beta1 has been released:  

Qt Tools

GammaRay 2.2.0 has been released:…

October 27, 2014

Qt Release Roster

The updated Qt 5.4.0 is scheduled to have a release candidate on November 18 and a final release on December 2.

The initial plan for Qt 5.5.0 Alpha version is to release it on Feb 17, 2015.

GammaRay 2.1.2 has been released:

October 20, 2014

Qt Release

Qt 5.4.0 Beta has been released:

Qt Nominations

Lars Knoll has nominated the following people as Maintainers:   Qt WebChannel: Milian Wolff   Qt Canvas 3D: Pasi Keranen   Direct2D…

October 14, 2014

Qt Project

There is a rather long thread on The Life of a File Name and Other Possibly Mal-encoded Strings on Non-Windows Systems:


Venugopal Shivashankar, Nico Vertriest, Antti Kokko, Louai Al-…

October 6,2014

Qt Releases, Revisions and Snapshots

Qt 5.4 Beta is still on track for release when possible at some point next week. Snapshots can be found in Recent revisions are added constantly, so just look in the most recent directories for your…

September 29, 2014

Qt Beginnings

Releases and Nominations

A Qt 5.4.0 beta is scheduled for release this week.

Lars Knoll is proposing some people as Platform Maintainers, whose job it will be to test and possibly fix errors/issues on a given platform. The current nominees are:

  •    Windows: Friedemann
  •    WinRT: Andrew Knight
  •  …