By Jake Petroules

Jake Petroules is a software engineer and product manager for Qbs at The Qt Company in California. He has worked with Qt for over 7 years. Jake started contributing to Qt in 2012, focusing on the development of Qbs as well as the macOS and iOS ports. He later joined The Qt Company, helping customers to achieve success with Qt, and is currently the maintainer of Qt's watchOS platform port and qmake build system support for all Apple Platforms. Right now he is focused on developing exciting new features and planning the roadmap and strategy for Qbs while helping to port Qt to use Qbs as its build system, in addition to his other responsibilities.

Jake Petroules

Qbs 1.9 released

Published Tuesday September 5th, 2017 | 46 Comments on Qbs 1.9 released
Posted in Announcements, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Build system, Releases

Qbs (pronounced “Cubes”) is The Qt Company’s latest build tool, which aims to be the replacement for qmake in the Qt build system. In addition to its use within Qt, for our customers Qbs will also provide faster build times coupled with a rich feature set in order to reduce build engineering complexity and decrease time to […]

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Jake Petroules

Qbs 1.8 released

Published Monday May 29th, 2017 | 46 Comments on Qbs 1.8 released
Posted in Announcements, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Build system, Releases

Qbs (pronounced “Cubes”) is The Qt Company’s latest build tool, which is planned to be the replacement for qmake in the Qt 6 build system. In addition to its use within Qt, for our customers Qbs will also provide faster build times coupled with a rich feature set in order to reduce build engineering complexity and decrease […]

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Jake Petroules

Qbs 1.7 released

Published Tuesday January 31st, 2017 | 20 Comments on Qbs 1.7 released
Posted in Announcements, Build system, Dev Loop, Releases

We are delighted to announce the release of Qbs 1.7 “Technical Ecstasy”! While Qbs 1.7.0 was actually released back in mid-December, we decided to postpone the announcement until after last week’s 1.7.1 patch release in order to get in a few more bug fixes. What’s new? In addition to lots of bugfixes and smaller improvements, as […]

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Jake Petroules

What’s New in Qt on Apple Platforms

Published Monday January 30th, 2017 | 3 Comments on What’s New in Qt on Apple Platforms
Posted in Build system, Dev Loop, iOS, macOS, Qt

Note that throughout this blog post, the term “Apple Platforms” will be used to refer to all four Apple operating systems (macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS) as a whole. I thought it would be a good time to share some of the highlights of what’s new in Qt on Apple Platforms with the recent release of Qt 5.8. […]

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