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VLC hits 1,000,000,000 downloads

Published Tuesday May 29th, 2012 | 19 Comments on VLC hits 1,000,000,000 downloads
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The VLC media player recently hit 1 billion downloads, VideoLAN project reports. VLC’s enormous popularity is largely caused by the huge variety of video-formats it supports, and its cross platform support. VLC is made with Qt and it’s free software. It runs on desktop systems including Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. It also runs on […]

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Qt 4.8.2 and Visual Studio Add-In 1.1.11 Released

Published Tuesday May 22nd, 2012 | 36 Comments on Qt 4.8.2 and Visual Studio Add-In 1.1.11 Released
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Today’s blogger and presenter of Qt 4.8.2 is Tuukka Turunen, Director R&D at Digia, Qt Commercial. As part of the Qt Project, Digia has taken on the responsibility to package and test Qt’s LGPL releases in addition to the Qt Commercial releases. Today, together with the other contributors to the Qt Project we are happy […]

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How to Publish Qt Applications in the Mac App Store

Published Tuesday April 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off on How to Publish Qt Applications in the Mac App Store
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  We have worked together with the Qt Project in order to enable smooth publishing of Qt-based applications to the Mac App Store with Qt Commercial 4.8.1. I have made an example submission, and wrote some instructions for those who want to submit their Qt apps to Mac App Store. To prove that this really […]

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mixd.tv — leveraging Qt Quick for a rich desktop UI (from a Python back-end)

Published Friday March 23rd, 2012 | 1 Comment on mixd.tv — leveraging Qt Quick for a rich desktop UI (from a Python back-end)
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Discovering new things to watch was once a simple glance at the TV listings, or channel hopping in an idle moment. Today, new video lives on an ever-growing list of Internet video channels, and the volume of new content arriving in those channels is growing daily. This is a challenge that Berlin based developers of […]

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A year of Qt ecosystem growth with Digia nurturing Qt Commercial

Published Friday March 23rd, 2012 | Comments Off on A year of Qt ecosystem growth with Digia nurturing Qt Commercial
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A year ago Nokia and Digia announced the transfer of the Qt Commercial licensing business and the related team. This move was something completely new in the history of Qt, since the dual licensing model had been the base of Trolltech’s business from day one. A year later, all parties can consider this move as […]

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Recruiting Qt developers

Published Monday March 12th, 2012 | 8 Comments on Recruiting Qt developers
Posted in Community, KDE, Learning, Qt in Education, Qt in use, Uncategorized

Many companies act like there is a great wall of China between professional developers and developer communities when recruiting. They don’t dare to tutor students, have interns or aid free software projects. They’re afraid, don’t see the benefits, and argue that everything should be kept separate. In doing this they are dismissing an excellent way […]

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Qt Contributors Day, wikis and the contribution process

Published Wednesday January 25th, 2012 | 6 Comments on Qt Contributors Day, wikis and the contribution process
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It’s impossible to do every single thing perfectly when opening up the whole development of Qt. Hence the Qt contribution process has to be improved, helping everyone to make Qt even better. I’ll highlight some the suggestions brought up at Qt Contribution Days. Here is my take on a Troll approach on how to achieve […]

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Qt-powered: Open source desktop publishing with Scribus

Published Thursday January 19th, 2012 | 8 Comments on Qt-powered: Open source desktop publishing with Scribus
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Version 1.4.0 of the popular open source desktop publishing program, Scribus, was released recently. This is great news for the community at large, but it also is a mark of pride for the Qt team. The new version of Scribus has moved to Qt 4, “tuning for cross-platform compatibility” and taking advantage of some of […]

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Free two-day Qt event hits Florence Italy this month

Published Wednesday January 11th, 2012 | 1 Comment on Free two-day Qt event hits Florence Italy this month
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It’s time to kickstart your learning journey for 2012. Join us in Florence at the end of the month  at Qt Day 2012 for two days packed with exciting technical and business focused sessions. This is the only Italian event where you can learn directly from Nokia and certified Qt partners how to best use […]

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