By Tuukka Turunen
Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.8 Beta Released

Published Friday November 4th, 2016 | 25 Comments on Qt 5.8 Beta Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

I am pleased to announce that Qt 5.8 Beta is now released. Containing all-new configuration system, new graphics architecture with integrated Qt Quick 2D Renderer for devices without OpenGL, build in QML cache for improved startup and many other new features, Qt 5.8 will be a very interesting release. I hope many will take the

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.6.2 Released

Published Wednesday October 12th, 2016 | 16 Comments on Qt 5.6.2 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am please to inform that Qt 5.6.2 has been released today. This is the second patch release to the long-term supported Qt 5.6, and there will still be more patch releases to come. While a patch release does not bring new features, it contains security fixes, error corrections and general improvements. The Qt 5.6.2

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Tuukka Turunen

Internet of Things: Why Tools Matter?

Published Thursday September 15th, 2016 | 7 Comments on Internet of Things: Why Tools Matter?
Posted in Biz Circuit, Embedded, Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things (IoT) transformation, it’s obvious that the amount of connected devices in the world is increasing rapidly. Everywhere around our daily lives we all use more and more of them. In addition to being connected, more devices get equipped with a touch screen and a graphical user interface. We have all

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Tuukka Turunen

Aligning with the Yocto Project

Published Friday July 1st, 2016 | 3 Comments on Aligning with the Yocto Project
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , ,

We have leveraged Yocto internally for many years to build our reference “Boot to Qt” embedded Linux stack of Qt for Device Creation. During 2015 we started to align our work with upstream Yocto Project, including contributions to improve the meta-qt5 layer. With Qt 5.7 we have also opened our meta-boot2qt layer in order to make it easier

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.6.1-1 Released

Published Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 | 14 Comments on Qt 5.6.1-1 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

We have today released Qt 5.6.1-1, which fixes a critical problem in Qt 5.6.1 preventing certain type of Qt Quick applications from working properly. I am very sorry for the inconvenience, but those who have already downloaded Qt 5.6.1 now need to get the new Qt 5.6.1-1 release. The problem is already fixed in the Qt 5.7.0 released

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Tuukka Turunen

Introducing New “Built with Qt” Logo

Published Monday June 20th, 2016 | 15 Comments on Introducing New “Built with Qt” Logo
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Licensing

We are very pleased that you and one million others are using Qt for creating amazing applications and devices for an overwhelming number of different purposes. We are proud when Qt enables developers to create their applications. In order to make Qt more visible we are now introducing new “Built with Qt” logo. We have

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Tuukka Turunen

Building Digital Instrument Clusters with Qt on QNX

Published Wednesday May 25th, 2016 | Comments Off on Building Digital Instrument Clusters with Qt on QNX
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit, RTOS

The Qt application framework is widely used in automotive infotainment systems with a variety of operating system and hardware configurations. With digital instrument clusters becoming increasingly common in new models, there are significant synergies to be gained from using the same technologies for both the infotainment system and the cluster. To be able to do

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Tuukka Turunen

Creating Certified Systems with Qt

Published Monday April 25th, 2016 | Comments Off on Creating Certified Systems with Qt
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit, Embedded, RTOS

When there is a need to use Qt as part of a system requiring functional safety certification, it is typically best to analyze if the safety critical functionality can be separated. This approach allows the safety critical functionality to be implemented without the need to certify the complete software stack of the system. In my

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