By Tuukka Turunen

Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.4.1 Released

Published Tuesday February 24th, 2015
31 Comments
Posted in Releases

Today we have released Qt 5.4.1, the first patch update to Qt 5.4. In addition to improvements and fixes to Qt functionality it also packs new Qt Creator 3.3.1. Qt 5.4.0 released in December introduced many features such as our new Chromium-based Qt WebEngine, WinRT support (including Windows Phone), and several Graphics improvements. With Qt

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt Weekly #26: Protecting your application against hacking

Published Tuesday February 17th, 2015
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Posted in Licensing, Security

Open-source applications are open by nature, indented and encouraged for tweaking, hacking and further development. For a business critical application or a device there sometimes is desire to make it closed and prevent modifications. Because of the dual licensing, Qt offers a commercial license option that is well suited for making closed applications and devices

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.4 Beta Available

Published Friday October 17th, 2014
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Posted in Licensing, Qt, Releases

I am extremely happy to announce that Qt 5.4 Beta is now available for download. There are a lot of new and interesting things in Qt 5.4 and I will try to summarize the most important highlights in this blog post. Powerful Web Offering with Qt WebEngine As the importance of HTML5 has grown we

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.3.2 Released with Qt Creator 3.2.1

Published Tuesday September 16th, 2014
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Posted in Qt, QtCreator, Releases

Today we have released Qt 5.3.2, the second patch update to Qt 5.3. In addition to improvements and fixes to Qt functionality it also packs Qt Creator 3.2.1 along with nice additions and patches to Qt Quick Compiler, Qt Quick Enterprise Controls and Qt Purchasing. Also, with Qt 5.3.2 we are extremely proud of rolling

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.4 Alpha Available

Published Monday September 8th, 2014
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Posted in Qt, Releases

Qt 5.4 release process is ongoing and we now have the Qt 5.4 Alpha release available. As always, the Alpha is in source code only. Binary installers will be available in a few weeks with the Beta release. Features of Qt 5.4 are now frozen and in the next months the focus is in finalising

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.3.1 Released

Published Wednesday June 25th, 2014
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Posted in Releases

I am happy to announce that today we released Qt 5.3.1. Qt 5.3.0 has been well received with over 500.000 downloads in the first 5 weeks of release. I believe this new patch release is even better offering many improvements over Qt 5.3.0. As a patch release, it does not add new features, but various

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Tuukka Turunen

May 2014 Qt Hackathon

Published Wednesday May 28th, 2014
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Posted in Qt

With Qt 5.3 successfully released we decided to relax a bit and got together for a Qt Hackathon. In similar manner as with the previous Qt Hackathon we arranged in December, teams from all our main development sites joined together to see who can make the greatest, most awesome new project in just 24 hours.

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 4.8.6 Released

Published Thursday April 24th, 2014
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Posted in Releases

Qt 4.8.6 released today brings over 200 improvements and bug fixes over the previous release in the Qt 4.8 series. Qt 4.8.6 includes an important security update, better support for Mac OS X 10.9, updated MinGW toolchain and many error corrections. As a patch release it does not add new functionality and maintains full compatibility with

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Tuukka Turunen

Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160) and Qt

Published Thursday April 10th, 2014
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Posted in Security

Although Qt as such is not affected by the Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160) found in OpenSSL, it affects users of Qt, so I wanted to write a short summary about the topic. As defined at http://heartbleed.com: “The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected,

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.3 Beta Released

Published Tuesday March 25th, 2014
33 Comments
Posted in Releases, WinRT

Great News! Qt 5.3 Beta is now available for download. Qt 5.3 Alpha was released about 3 weeks ago and I am really happy to announce that we now have the Qt 5.3 Beta with updated functionality and binary installers.  Qt 5.3 is mainly focusing on quality and performance improvements, but we also have a

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