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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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
  •  …

September 22, 2014

Qt Releases  

Qt 5.3.2 and Qt Creator 3.2.1 have been released.

Qt 5.3.2: Qt Creator 3.2.1 …

September 15, 2014

Qt Releases and Candidates

Qt 5.4.0 Alpha was released: The Alpha is in source code only, no installers are currently available. Binary installers will be available in a few weeks with the Beta release.

Current schedule…

September 8, 2014

Qt Release Updates

Qt 5.4 Alpha version is still in process with the intent to release as soon as possible. Qt 5.3.2 blockers have all been addressed. The plan is to release this week if nothing serious is discovered in testing.

September 2,2014

Qt Discussions, Releases, Proposals and Snapshots

GammaRay 2.1.1 was released:

There is a rather lengthy discussion/argument on QStorageInfo, a new class proposed for v 5.4:…

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.…

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:

Qt 5.4 has been feature frozen.


Milian Wolff of KDAB has been confirmed as an Approver