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Tobias Hunger

Qt Project at FOSDEM

Published Tuesday February 5th, 2013 | 7 Comments on Qt Project at FOSDEM
Posted in Community, Qt

I am just back from FOSDEM 2013, the Free and Open source Software Developer’s Europe Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, ‘The best Free Software and Open Source events in Europe’, at least according to its organizers. With an amazing 486 presentations covering almost every topic currently hot in the free and open source world cramped into […]

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Katherine Barrios

It’s a Berrylicious Day! Congrats Qt RIM Friends

Published Wednesday January 30th, 2013 | 4 Comments on It’s a Berrylicious Day! Congrats Qt RIM Friends
Posted in Announcements, Community

As most of you already know, today RIM launched the much awaited BB10 platform in a pretty well-covered press event. Congrats friends at RIM (or should I say BlackBerry)! This is also a proud day for the Qt family as we see the power of Qt being used in the BB10 Native SDK, which includes […]

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VLC hits 1,000,000,000 downloads

Published Tuesday May 29th, 2012 | 19 Comments on VLC hits 1,000,000,000 downloads
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The VLC media player recently hit 1 billion downloads, VideoLAN project reports. VLC’s enormous popularity is largely caused by the huge variety of video-formats it supports, and its cross platform support. VLC is made with Qt and it’s free software. It runs on desktop systems including Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. It also runs on […]

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Planning Qt Contributors Summit

Published Wednesday April 25th, 2012 | 1 Comment on Planning Qt Contributors Summit
Posted in Community, Events, Qt Project | Tags: , , , ,

The second edition of the Qt Contributors Summit is warming up. Venue and dates are secured: June 21-23 in Berlin. Some sponsors have already stepped in and more will come. The schedule is being discussed as we speak but in any case it’s all about technical sessions based on status sharing, planning and discussion. It’s […]

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Recruiting Qt developers

Published Monday March 12th, 2012 | 8 Comments on Recruiting Qt developers
Posted in Community, KDE, Learning, Qt in Education, Qt in use, Uncategorized

Many companies act like there is a great wall of China between professional developers and developer communities when recruiting. They don’t dare to tutor students, have interns or aid free software projects. They’re afraid, don’t see the benefits, and argue that everything should be kept separate. In doing this they are dismissing an excellent way […]

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Qt Contributors Day, wikis and the contribution process

Published Wednesday January 25th, 2012 | 6 Comments on Qt Contributors Day, wikis and the contribution process
Posted in Background, Community, Learning | Tags:

It’s impossible to do every single thing perfectly when opening up the whole development of Qt. Hence the Qt contribution process has to be improved, helping everyone to make Qt even better. I’ll highlight some the suggestions brought up at Qt Contribution Days. Here is my take on a Troll approach on how to achieve […]

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Qt-powered: Open source desktop publishing with Scribus

Published Thursday January 19th, 2012 | 8 Comments on Qt-powered: Open source desktop publishing with Scribus
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Version 1.4.0 of the popular open source desktop publishing program, Scribus, was released recently. This is great news for the community at large, but it also is a mark of pride for the Qt team. The new version of Scribus has moved to Qt 4, “tuning for cross-platform compatibility” and taking advantage of some of […]

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Call for Qt on Raspberry Pi Mentors

Published Friday December 2nd, 2011 | Comments Off on Call for Qt on Raspberry Pi Mentors
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We are impressed by the speed, depth and breath of the response to our call for Qt 5 on Raspberry Pi projects. We have more than 400 candidates for the 400 boards we expect to have as soon as the Raspberry Pi Foundation is ready! The list is growing, and if you have an idea in mind we still […]

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Training and contribution – Qt Developer Days S.F. day one

Published Thursday December 1st, 2011 | Comments Off on Training and contribution – Qt Developer Days S.F. day one
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Qt Developer Days is go! Learning and contributing were on the agenda on the first day of Qt Developer Days San Francisco. Five training tracks provided expert tuition and guidance from Qt partners and Qt’s own engineers to hundreds of training attendees. This interview with training manager Jurgen Bocklage-Ryannel provides insights on how Qt training […]

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