August 25, 2014

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/

Some further discussion: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.qt.devel/18166

QtCanvas3D

Keränen Pasi of Digia has announced the availability of a new module, QtCanvas3D:

QtCanvas3D module is a lightweight implementation of a QML canvas component that allows you to get a 3D context object that you can then use to call WebGL like API from Qt QML JavaScript code. https://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qtcanvas3d

Qt Releases

The Qt 5.4 Alpha version did not go out due to various issues.  The current plan is to release it early next week.

Qt Development Discussion

Currently, there is a rather lengthy discussion on the creation of a new QOptional class:
 http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.qt.devel/18100



About the author

Jon Trulson

Jon is a Senior Software Engineer that specializes in Linux/Unix and embedded systems development. Jon also contributes to technical presentations and the This Week in Qt blog for ICS.