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Johan Helsing

What’s new with the Wayland platform plugin in Qt 5.12?

Published Friday December 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Wayland | Tags: , ,

Wayland is a display server protocol used on modern Linux systems, the Qt Wayland platform plugin lets Qt applications run on Wayland display servers (compositors). Continuing the trend from the Qt 5.11 release, the Qt 5.12 release contains a substantial amount of improvements. Window decorations We’ve received quite a few complaints about the looks of our window decorations […]

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How to create QBSPs from Yocto builds

Published Friday December 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Yocto | Tags: , , , , ,

In Qt for Device Creation 5.12.0, we have enabled additional content installation via QBSPs (Qt Board Support Packages). A QBSP combines toolchain, target device images and set of Qt Creator configurations for particular device into a single file that can be easily shared and installed using the Qt online installer or the Maintenance tool. Technically […]

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Santtu Ahonen

Board Support Package and Commercial Build Enablers for Qt Partners

Published Friday December 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Biz Circuit, Embedded, Qt, Yocto | Tags: , , , ,

Qt partners can deliver support for Qt on their hardware boards a lot easier. We have improved and created features for Qt Board Support Package (QBSP) and ability to create Qt commercial builds on Yocto. The enablers will be part of both Qt 5.9 LTS and Qt 5.12 LTS. As a partner, building and delivering […]

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From Trunk to Throttle – It’s Software that drives your car

Published Thursday December 13th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit, effectiveness, Qt, UI | Tags: , , ,

Consumers are demanding great digital experiences in every context of their daily life – from mobile phones through home entertainment and appliances to cars. The automotive industry is quickly moving from a single static display for information sharing to digital cockpits delivering a wide range of services and applications. The pace of change is accelerated […]

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Santtu Ahonen

Additional Device Creations targets available under Qt Account

Published Monday December 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment
Posted in Announcements, Biz Circuit, Embedded, QPA, Qt Installer Framework, QtCreator, Uncategorized, Visual Studio, Yocto | Tags: , , , , ,

We have enabled an improved ability to add new device creation targets to existing Qt releases outside of Qt release schedules. In practice this means, that Qt for Device Creation license holders can find additional embedded target support packages under their Qt Account downloads, additionally to those available under Qt Online Installer and Maintenance tool. […]

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Eike Ziller

Qt Creator 4.8.0 released

Published Thursday December 6th, 2018 | 52 Comments on Qt Creator 4.8.0 released
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, QtCreator, Releases

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.8.0! Programming Language Support We have added experimental support for the Language Server Protocol (LSP), which adds basic support for various programming languages to Qt Creator. The Language Server Protocol is a standardized bridge between an editor or an IDE and a programming language. This […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.11.3 Released with Important Security Updates

Published Tuesday December 4th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt 5.11.3 Released with Important Security Updates
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases, Security

Qt 5.11.3 is released today. As a patch release it does not add any new functionality, but provides important bug fixes, security updates and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.11.2, the Qt 5.11.3 release provides fixes for over 100 bugs and it contains around 300 changes in total. For details of the most important changes, please check the Change […]

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Santtu Ahonen

Qt Lite updates for Yocto based Embedded Linux users

Published Friday November 30th, 2018 | Comments Off on Qt Lite updates for Yocto based Embedded Linux users
Posted in Biz Circuit, effectiveness, efficiency, Embedded, framework, Yocto

Yocto Embedded Linux based Boot to Qt images now directly support configurations created with Qt Configure Tool. Qt Lite is a concept and project for Qt supporting ever smaller devices and more nimble binaries. Small usually makes things also fast. New in Qt 5.12 LTS is much requested support for Yocto Embedded Linux based Boot […]

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