This Week in Qt

A Weekly Update for Qt Developers

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Qt 5.8.0 Beta status: Some issues were found. Intend to address those and release next week. Qy 5.7.1 status: There are still some blockers present. The goal is to release as soon as possible in early November, though no date has been set. Qt Creator 4.2 Beta1 status: Released. Find it here: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/10/26/qt-creator-4-2-beta-released/  
A Qt 5.7.1 snapshot is available: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.7/5.7.1/ They are not yet final packages, but are close. Here are the issues: Current issues: https://bugreports.qt.io/issues/?filter=17833 Known issues: https://wiki.qt.io/Qt_5.7.1_Known_Issues
Here's this week's update: Qt 5.6.2 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/10/12/qt-5-6-2-released/ Qt 5.8.0 beta new target data has slipped to week 43, which is October 24. Qt 5.7.1 is still scheduled for release by the end of October.
Qt 5.6.2 final candidate packages are available.  If all goes well, they will be released later this week.  Windows: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/571/  Linux: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/505/  Mac: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/442/  src: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/latest_src...
 Nominations for this year's Qt Champion are now open:  https://wiki.qt.io/QtChampions Here's an update from the Qt Release Team meeting minutes: Qt 5.8.0 beta: Due to some blockers, it's unlikely they will be able to keep the original beta schedule. Qt 5.6.2: Though Qt 5.8.0 will have priority over 5.6.2, the hope is to release it early this week.  Qt 5.7.1...
Final Qt 5.6.2 packages for test are available. Release is expected this week.  http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/ Qt 5.8.0 Beta snapshots are available. Note that the Linux version isn't working yet. http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.8/ In other news: What don't you like about Qt? There's an interesting discussion on the subject on Qt Interest...
-We anticipate Qt 5.6.2 will be released early this week (9/19-9/23). - A Qt 5.8.0 Beta snapshot is coming soon.  
Qt 5.8 Alpha has been released.  As is usual for Alpha, the release is in source code form only. http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/09/05/qt-5-8-alpha-released/ Qt 5.6.2 snapshots are available: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/ Some session notes from QtCon Summit can be viewed here: https://wiki.qt.io/Qt_contributors_summit_2016  
Qt Creator 4.1.0 has been released: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/08/25/qt-creator-4-1-0-released/ Snapshot for Qt 5.6.2 now available: http://download.qt.io/snapshots/qt/5.6/5.6.2/ Update from the release meeting: - Goal is to release a Qt 5.8.0 Alpha next week - Qt 5.6.2 snapshot under testing - Paolo Angelelli has been nominated for Approver status
The Qt 5.8.0 feature freeze was postponed due to integration issues in the 'dev' branch. The new target date is today, Aug. 22. Qt 5.6.2 and Qt 5.7.1 are still targeted for release in September, though no date has been set.

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