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André de la Rocha

Qt 5.11 Brings New Accessibility Backend on Windows

Published Tuesday February 20th, 2018
6 Comments on Qt 5.11 Brings New Accessibility Backend on Windows
Posted in Accessibility, Announcements, desktop, Dev Loop, Qt, Releases, UI, Uncategorized, Windows

Accessibility technology encompasses assistive tools such as screen readers, magnifiers and braille displays, as well as APIs and frameworks that allow applications to expose elements of their UI to such tools. While some UI widgets provided by the operating system may already be prepared to provide content and metadata to assistive tools, Qt renders UI […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance

Published Friday February 16th, 2018
6 Comments on Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Visual Studio, Windows

In the last post, we discussed a new approach to design time and build time integration of external tools in Visual Studio using MSBuild rules and targets. This will be included in the upcoming release of version 2.2 of the Qt VS Tools. In this post, we will discuss the performance improvements that are also […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.10.1 Released

Published Tuesday February 13th, 2018
26 Comments on Qt 5.10.1 Released
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

I am pleased to inform that Qt 5.10.1 is released today. As a patch release, Qt 5.10.1 does not add any new functionality but provides many bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.10.0, the new Qt 5.10.1 contains over 300 bug fixes and in total close to 1400 changes since Qt 5.10.0. For details of the most important […]

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Eike Ziller

Qt Creator 4.5.1 released

Published Tuesday February 13th, 2018
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Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Qt, QtCreator, Releases

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.5.1! This is a pure bugfix release, please find the details in our changelog. Our prebuilt binaries are based on Qt 5.10.1, which was also released today. Besides other things this fixes an annoying issue with override / wait cursors on Windows. Get Qt Creator […]

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Svenn-Arne Dragly

Memory usage improvements in Qt3D

Published Tuesday February 13th, 2018
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Posted in OpenGL, Performance, Qt 3D

Together with engineers from KDAB and the Qt community, we are continuing to improve performance and stability of Qt3D. Back in November, I wrote about how we have reduced CPU usage in Qt3D. In this post I would like to share some improvements we have made to reduce memory consumption. Qt 3D has a flexible […]

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Eike Ziller

Qt Creator 4.6 Beta released

Published Wednesday February 7th, 2018
50 Comments on Qt Creator 4.6 Beta released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, QtCreator, Releases

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.6 Beta! C++ Support The possibly most noteworthy and least directly visible change is that we upgraded the backend for the Clang code model from Clang 3.9 to Clang 5.0. This enables support for many C++17 features that were not available in Clang 3.9. The Clang […]

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Ekkehard Gentz [Independent Software Architect, Consultant]

Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 3

Published Tuesday February 6th, 2018
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Posted in Android, Community, cross-platform, Dev Loop, iOS, Mobile | Tags: , ,

Welcome to Part 3 of my Blog series about Sharing Files to and from mobile Qt Apps. Part 1 was about sharing Files or Content from your Qt App with native Android or iOS Apps, Part 2 explained HowTo share Files with your Qt App from other native Android Apps – this part now does […]

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