Qt News Archives
Qt 5.0 Beta Not Here Due To Difficulties

While the Qt 5.0 Beta was supposed to be out in July, it was changed to release the Qt 5 beta in early August. We're now half-way through August and there's no signs of an imminent beta. It's now been said that "some things have been a bit more difficult lately" leading to a delay in Qt5.

17 August 2012 - Qt 5.0 - 40 Comments
Qt 5.0 On Apple iOS Might Be In Trouble

One of the targeted mobile platforms to target with Qt 5.0 has been Apple's iOS, but it looks like some technical problems may prevent Qt5 from coming to your iPhone or iPad.

30 March 2012 - Qt 5.0 - 3 Comments
Digia's Qt Commercial Still Carrying Large Patch Delta

In 2011 when talking about Digia putting out new Qt Commercial releases with over one hundred changes compared to what's found in the open-source/community Qt repository, many Phoronix readers were upset by this large delta. Digia is still putting out new Qt Commercial releases that carry large differences to the upstream open-source releases, but they've offered up the patches for mainline integration.

19 January 2012 - Changes - 5 Comments
GammaRay 1.1 For Poking Qt Application Binaries

GammaRay 1.1 has been released, which is an interesting open-source application that allows the user to poke KDE/Qt applications and to manipulate these application binaries at run-time through a variety of techniques.

12 January 2012 - Binary Pokes - Add A Comment
Qt 5.0 Work With One Month To Feature Freeze

Besides monitoring the Linux kernel merge window for its interesting features, another project with an active merge window worth tracking right now is for Qt 5.0. The merge window on Qt 5.0 will close at the beginning of February.

5 January 2012 - Merge Window - Add A Comment
Coverage From The Qt Developer Days In Munich

For those that weren't present at the Qt Developer Days 2011 in Munich this past week, here's some of the content that's now available online from this conference that marked the beginning of the Qt Project.

30 October 2011 - Qt DD 2011 Munich - 2 Comments
KDE, Qt & LightDM: Progress Made

LightDM, the cross-desktop display manager that provides a clean API for writing multiple user-interfaces and for delivering fast performance, continues to mature. With the Ubuntu 11.10 release in October, Ubuntu is using LightDM instead of the GDM from GNOME as the display / log-in manager. For those concerned that the KDE side may be not getting enough love, it actually is and there's been progress made on a Qt-powered interface.

2 June 2011 - New Work - Add A Comment
With Qt 5 Being Talked About, So Is KDE 5

Yesterday I delivered the live news about Nokia's plans for Qt 5 with its new features and a road-map to deliver this new tool-kit in the 2012 calendar year. With Qt 5 now being talked about, so is KDE 5.

10 May 2011 - KDE 5 Desktop? - 7 Comments
LLVM's Clang Now Successfully Builds Qt

A week after the release of LLVM 2.9 with Clang, it now appears that it's successfully building the Qt library. Not only is Clang being boot-strapped and compiling Qt4, but it's also building the WebKit module. Once everything's built, it's working and even the Flash module is working from within there.

11 April 2011 - It Moves - 13 Comments
An Improved Experience With Qt Scene Graph

Just days after blogging about Gallium3D and the TGSI IR that could be replaced with LLVM IR in LunarGLASS, Zack Rusin has written a new entry regarding 2D acceleration and the lack of really any innovation or major changes to this area of graphics processing in recent years. However, that is beginning to change at least in the Nokia world when it comes to QML and Qt Scene Graph.

2 November 2010 - Vastly Different 2D Rendering - 8 Comments
KDE Developers Discuss Merging Libraries With Qt

Well, here's some interesting weekend news: there's a polarized discussion taking place right now among core KDE developers about merging the KDE libraries into upstream Qt. Cornelius Schumacher, a long-time German KDE developer and currently the KDE e.V. president, has come out yesterday saying, "Let's merge Qt and the KDE development platform. Let's put all KDE libraries, support libraries, platform modules into Qt, remove the redundancies in Qt, and polish it into one nice consistent set of APIs, providing both, the wonderful KDE integration, consistency and convenience, as well as the simplicity and portability of the Qt platform."

31 October 2010 - Interesting... For KDE5 / KDE6 - 52 Comments
Nokia Releases Qt 4.6 With Multi-Touch Support

Starting off December, Nokia has announced the release of Qt 4.6. This significant Qt tool-kit update introduces support for Symbian and also adds support for Microsoft Windows 7, Apple Mac OS X 10.6, and Maemo 6. The Maemo 5 support is still being worked on. Besides Qt being available on more platforms, Qt 4.6 introduces a new animation framework, new advanced graphics effects, support for multi-touch applications and gestures-based input, major Qt performance improvements, and an updated version of Qt Creator.

1 December 2009 - And Platform Support - 10 Comments
A Few Features Planned For Qt 4.5

Qt 4.4 is planned for release next month with Phonon integration and a number of other features too, but planning is already underway for the next major release of Qt 4.5. A few details surrounding Qt 4.5 will be shed this afternoon in a mobile/embedded talk at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit here in Austin, but what we have found out so far is that Qt 4.5 will feature performance improvements, enhanced support for OpenVG/OpenGL ES, and proper support for writing animations within Qt. More information to come soon.

9 April 2008 - Qt 4.4 Almost Out The Door, Then 4.5 - Add A Comment

213 Qt news articles published on Phoronix.