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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.10 Beta Released

Published Monday October 9th, 2017 | 9 Comments on Qt 5.10 Beta Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

I am pleased to announce that Qt 5.10 Beta 1 is now released. Convenient online binary installers are available for trying out features coming in Qt 5.10. We will follow similar Beta process as with Qt 5.9 and provide multiple Beta releases via the online installer.  For new features coming in Qt 5.10, please check the New […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.9.2 Released

Published Friday October 6th, 2017 | 29 Comments on Qt 5.9.2 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am very happy to announce that Qt 5.9.2 is released today. It contains all the latest bug fixes and improvements from Qt 5.9 branch. Among other improvements, Qt 5.9.2 contains all the bug fixes released with Qt 5.6.3 earlier – and many more. We have also included the new Qt Creator 4.4.1 in the Qt 5.9.2 offline […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.6.3 Released

Published Thursday September 21st, 2017 | 27 Comments on Qt 5.6.3 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to inform that Qt 5.6.3 has been released today. As always with a patch release Qt 5.6.3 does not bring any new features, just error corrections. For details of the bug fixes in Qt 5.6.3, please check the change logs for each module and known issues of Qt 5.6.3 wiki page. Qt 5.6 LTS is […]

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Frederik Gladhorn

Testing Applications for Color Blindness

Published Friday September 15th, 2017 | 10 Comments on Testing Applications for Color Blindness
Posted in Accessibility, Community, Dev Loop, KDE | Tags: , , , ,

At the Randa Meeting 2017 Volker and I decided to write a little KWin plugin. Activating this plugin you can simulate various types of color vision deficiencies, either on individual windows or full-screen. The plugin works by running a fragment shader on the respective window/screen. Here is a short video demonstrating what we did: The […]

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Frederik Gladhorn

Accessibility improvements in Randa

Published Thursday September 14th, 2017 | Comments Off on Accessibility improvements in Randa
Posted in Accessibility, Dev Loop, Events, KDE | Tags: , , , , ,

Accessibility in KDE and Qt is constantly improving. Sometimes a change of scenery helps focusing and brings up productivity. Mix that with a bunch of great people and good things will start happening. It has been possible to create accessible Qt applications on Linux for a while, but of course not everything will just work […]

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QtLocation 5.9

Published Monday September 4th, 2017 | 4 Comments on QtLocation 5.9
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Location

With Qt 5.9, the QtLocation module has received a substantial amount of new features, as briefly summarized in the release post. The goal of this post is to provide additional details about what’s now possible with QtLocation 5.9. Rotating and tilting maps One long-standing limitation of the built-in tile renderer was the inability to draw […]

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Tero Kojo

2017 for Qt Contributors

Published Friday August 18th, 2017 | 9 Comments on 2017 for Qt Contributors
Posted in Dev Loop

This is a good year to be a Qt contributor. There was Qt Day Italy in June. From what I hear, the event was a success. The talks were great and everything worked. This was the sixth Qt Day Italy, so there is tradition behind this event! Even though it is not a Qt event, KDE Akademy is worth mentioning. […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Introducing QtMqtt

Published Monday August 14th, 2017 | 9 Comments on Introducing QtMqtt
Posted in Automation, C++, Dev Loop, Network, Qt | Tags: , , , , , ,

Recently, we talked about how we’re broadening our offering towards the automation sector. In case you missed it, you can find all relevant information here as well as read our blog post here. One of the biggest challenges in starting an automation project is to build a suitable communication stack. MQTT has received more and […]

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