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Johan Helsing

What’s new with the Wayland platform plugin in Qt 5.12?

Published Friday December 14th, 2018
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Wayland is a display server protocol used on modern Linux systems, the Qt Wayland platform plugin lets Qt applications run on Wayland display servers (compositors). Continuing the trend from the Qt 5.11 release, the Qt 5.12 release contains a substantial amount of improvements. Window decorations We’ve received quite a few complaints about the looks of our window decorations […]

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How to create QBSPs from Yocto builds

Published Friday December 14th, 2018
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In Qt for Device Creation 5.12.0, we have enabled additional content installation via QBSPs (Qt Board Support Packages). A QBSP combines toolchain, target device images and set of Qt Creator configurations for particular device into a single file that can be easily shared and installed using the Qt online installer or the Maintenance tool. Technically […]

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Eike Ziller

Qt Creator 4.8.0 released

Published Thursday December 6th, 2018
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Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, QtCreator, Releases

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.8.0! Programming Language Support We have added experimental support for the Language Server Protocol (LSP), which adds basic support for various programming languages to Qt Creator. The Language Server Protocol is a standardized bridge between an editor or an IDE and a programming language. This […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.11.3 Released with Important Security Updates

Published Tuesday December 4th, 2018
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Posted in Dev Loop, Releases, Security

Qt 5.11.3 is released today. As a patch release it does not add any new functionality, but provides important bug fixes, security updates and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.11.2, the Qt 5.11.3 release provides fixes for over 100 bugs and it contains around 300 changes in total. For details of the most important changes, please check the Change […]

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Kari Oikarinen

How to use Qt Lite with Yocto

Published Friday November 30th, 2018
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Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Yocto

During the development cycle of 5.12 we’ve been working on making it easier to use Qt Lite in Yocto builds, especially those using our meta-boot2qt layer. Qt Configuration Tool now has the ability to export the set of selected Qt Lite features into files that can be used by the Yocto build to build a […]

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