By Tuukka Turunen
Tuukka Turunen

Handwriting Recognition with Qt Virtual Keyboard 2.0

Published Monday October 5th, 2015 | Comments Off on Handwriting Recognition with Qt Virtual Keyboard 2.0
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Embedded, Releases

The Qt Virtual Keyboard has been available for a bit over one year and nicely adopted in various devices built with Qt. With the upcoming version 2.0 it will allow gesture based text input as well as typing. In addition to handwriting recognition (HWR) functionality the upcoming Qt Virtual Keyboard 2.0 is bringing performance optimizations, support for Traditional Chinese language, and […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Wind River VxWorks RTOS support with Qt 5.5

Published Thursday September 3rd, 2015 | 2 Comments on Wind River VxWorks RTOS support with Qt 5.5
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, RTOS

We have been working together with Wind River to bring Qt 5 on top of their most recent release of VxWorks Real-Time Operating System (RTOS), VxWorks 7, and I am happy to share that we are close to being able to make the new Qt for VxWorks port generally available to commercial licensees based on […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Improvements to Commercial Qt Downloads in China

Published Friday August 14th, 2015 | 10 Comments on Improvements to Commercial Qt Downloads in China
Posted in Qt.io

We have changed to a new Content Delivery Network (CDN) for the download of commercial packages and evaluations in China. The new provider will offer better download speed and reliability, especially when using the online installer. Earlier we have had some issues with the download of commercial packages inside the People’s Republic of China. Especially problematic has been […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.4.2 Released

Published Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 | 24 Comments on Qt 5.4.2 Released
Posted in Releases

Today we have released Qt 5.4.2, the second patch update to Qt 5.4. In addition to improvements and fixes to Qt functionality it also packs new Qt Creator 3.4.1. Qt 5.4.2 provides important security fixes for Qt WebEngine WeakDH vulnerability (CVE-2015-4000), DoS vulnerability in the BMP image handler (CVE-2015-0295) as well as security fixes for […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt Virtual Keyboard 1.3 Released – Adding Japanese and Korean Language Support

Published Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 | 7 Comments on Qt Virtual Keyboard 1.3 Released – Adding Japanese and Korean Language Support
Posted in Embedded, Releases, Windows

Today, we have released a new version 1.3 of the Qt Virtual Keyboard. As new features, we are adding support for Japanese and Korean along with support for Windows desktop. A big use case over the years for Qt has been in creating embedded devices with an interactive use interface. More and more embedded and industrial […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 4.8.7 Released

Published Tuesday May 26th, 2015 | 16 Comments on Qt 4.8.7 Released
Posted in Releases

I am happy to announce release of Qt 4.8.7 today bringing over 150 improvements and bug fixes. Qt 4.8.7 provides important security updates, better support for Mac OS X 10.10 and many requested error corrections. As a patch release, it does not add new functionality and maintains full compatibility with previous Qt 4.8.x releases. Highlights […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt Online Installer Update Released with Optional Qt Account Sign-In

Published Tuesday May 12th, 2015 | 20 Comments on Qt Online Installer Update Released with Optional Qt Account Sign-In
Posted in Qt Installer Framework, Qt SDK, Releases

The Qt online installer with optional sign-in to Qt Account is now released. Users of earlier Qt online installers will get this as an update and new users can download the online installer from qt.io or via the Qt Account web portal. Also as promised last month in Lars’ blog about the One Qt Site […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Changing Qt Account to be Optional in the Online Installer

Published Wednesday May 6th, 2015 | 28 Comments on Changing Qt Account to be Optional in the Online Installer
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Community, Roadmap, SDK

Thanks for your feedback to the new online installer asking for a Qt Account signup. We have evaluated the feedback received via the blog, various discussion forums, irc and other channels. Based on all these comments and discussions with our partners we realize that this was not our finest moment. Preventing the growth and usage of Qt in […]

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Tuukka Turunen

New Unified Qt Online Installer Available

Published Monday May 4th, 2015 | 66 Comments on New Unified Qt Online Installer Available
Posted in Qt Installer Framework, SDK

Today we released a new unified online installer for commercial and open-source versions. Previously, we have had  separate installers for each version. Now Qt Account is used for validating the Qt license and determining if a commercial  or open-source version should be installed. Unification of Qt systems has been ongoing for a while and we […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Windows 10 Support in Qt

Published Wednesday April 29th, 2015 | 10 Comments on Windows 10 Support in Qt
Posted in Visual Studio, Windows, WinRT

Exciting times are ahead for the Microsoft Windows platform, so we want provide you with an update on our plans. Windows 10 is approaching and there is a large amount of improvements coming with Qt 5.5, making the WinRT / Windows Store Applications support better. With this improvements, we would also like to announce that starting […]

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