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-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.
Qt Creator 4.1.0 RC1 has been released:http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/08/08/qt-creator-4-1-rc1-released/
The Qt 5.8 feature freeze is scheduled for today, though it may need to be postponed for a few days. The feature page for Qt 5.8 is available at: https://wiki.qt.io/New_Features_in_Qt_5.8
The Qt Visual Studio (VS) Tools beta has been released:http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/08/11/from-visual-studio-…
Qt 5.6.2 and 5.7.1 snapshots should be made available as soon as possible. The goal is to release both in September.
Johan Helsing has been nominated for Approver status.
This is the 200th "This Week in Qt" post!
There is not much going on development-wise in Qt currently, as it's vacation season. But there are a few notes:
There is a discussion on supporting scoped enums in QML:http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2016-July/026664.html
GammaRay 2.5.1 is now available:https://github.com/KDAB/GammaRay
The Qt Company has opensourced their Qt WebBrowser code. Qt WebBrowser was designed around QtWebEngine for embedded devices.
The Qt Company has put together a small slide show of upcoming events at the Qt World Summit 2016 in San Francisco:http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/07/15/a-quick-preview-of-what-youll-see-at-…
The QtLocation module relies on some map providers that do not require fees or registration, such as MapQuest. However, it looks like MapQuest has made a change and now does indeed require registration. As a…
Qt Creator 4.0.3 has been released:http://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/07/07/qt-creator-4-0-3-released/
Qt Creator 4.1.0 Beta1 has also been released:https://blog.qt.io/blog/2016/07/06/qt-creator-4-1-0-beta-released/
GammaRay 2.5.0 has been released:http://www.kdab.com/gammaray