By Lars Knoll
Lars Knoll

Launch of the Qt Project imminent…but not on Monday

Published Friday October 14th, 2011 | 7 Comments on Launch of the Qt Project imminent…but not on Monday
Posted in Contributors, News, Open Governance

Followers of the Qt Project will know we announced October 17 as our target launch date for the project. Unfortunately this date is no longer achievable, and we will be delayed by what we expect will be three to four days. A huge amount of hard work has been done, and we are down to […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt Project

Published Monday September 12th, 2011 | 53 Comments on Qt Project
Posted in Contributors, Open Governance, Qt

Over the past year we have been working with many of you to sort out how we make development of Qt even more inclusive and open. After exploring various options, we are now almost ready to go live with the new solution. It’s taken a little longer than expected, but we are now very close […]

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Lars Knoll

Responses to Qt 5

Published Wednesday May 11th, 2011 | 29 Comments on Responses to Qt 5
Posted in Contributors, KDE, Qt

It’s great to see so much feedback coming in about my Qt 5 blog two days ago. We’ve read and gone through all the comments, but it’s easier to try to answer the questions and concerns in a follow-up post rather than replying to comments. We have now created a mailing list for discussions about […]

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Lars Knoll

Thoughts about Qt 5

Published Monday May 9th, 2011 | 207 Comments on Thoughts about Qt 5
Posted in Contributors, KDE, Qt

Qt 4.0 was released in June 2005, almost six years ago. A lot has changed in the software industry over these years. While application development back then happened mostly on desktop systems, mobile devices connected to the web have become increasingly popular. User interface technology has moved from static widgets to a fluid touch based […]

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Lars Knoll

SSL, proxies and md5 sums

Published Wednesday February 28th, 2007 | 15 Comments on SSL, proxies and md5 sums
Posted in KDE, Qt

As Zack already mentioned in his blog, we had George Staikos visiting us in our Oslo office last week. He, Andreas and myself sat down to hack on some rather big API additions to our networking module. Some of these changes have been visible in the snapshots for a few days now, as the work […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt Snapshots

Published Tuesday November 14th, 2006 | 6 Comments on Qt Snapshots
Posted in KDE, Qt

One of the great things of Open Source development is that you can follow development on a day to day basis. Look at the code, play around with it and try out some of the new features. In that respect Qt development has unfortunately not been as open as it should have been. Qt snapshots […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt 4.2 Technology Preview

Published Friday June 30th, 2006 | Comments Off on Qt 4.2 Technology Preview
Posted in KDE, Qt

We had a few days with an intense bug fixing session here in Oslo trying to get the Qt 4.2 Tech preview out of the door. It’s now available since about an hour. Lots of work has gone into adding new features. Just check out the 4.2 intro page. But apart from the larger features […]

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Lars Knoll

printing and WYSIWYG

Published Thursday December 22nd, 2005 | 4 Comments on printing and WYSIWYG
Posted in KDE, Qt

PDF and Postscript generators With the release of 4.1 Qt has gained the ability to generate PDF natively. We have put special care trying to make sure all features of Arthur are also supported in our PDF generator. This implies that we can do alpha transparency and gradients in the generated PDF. One main issue […]

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Lars Knoll

A new chapter

Published Friday August 12th, 2005 | 7 Comments on A new chapter
Posted in KDE, Uncategorized

I’m currently enjoying a three week vacation for the most wonderful of reasons. My wife gave birth to our daughter, Sarah, the 1st of August. After sleeping most of the time for the first 1 1/2 weeks she is now starting to be more awake every day. After some tiring first days our life is […]

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