By Lars Knoll
Lars Knoll

New agreement with the KDE Free Qt Foundation and changes for the open source version

Published Wednesday January 13th, 2016 | 39 Comments on New agreement with the KDE Free Qt Foundation and changes for the open source version
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, KDE, Qt

Open Source and the Free Software movement have always played a very important role in Qt’s history. From the very beginning, Qt has been available under both Open Source and commercial licensing terms. This dual licensing approach has played a major role in turning Qt into the technology it is today. While the commercial business […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt 5.6 Alpha released

Published Tuesday September 8th, 2015 | 14 Comments on Qt 5.6 Alpha released
Posted in Community, Qt

A couple of weeks ago, we took our first steps towards the Qt 5.6 release. One of the most important achievements was to put our new CI (continuous integration) system into use. This system has been developed from the ground up over the last 8 months as a replacement for the older, Jenkins-based CI system […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt 5.5 Released

Published Wednesday July 1st, 2015 | 130 Comments on Qt 5.5 Released
Posted in Qt

It is my pleasure to announce that Qt 5.5 has been released today. Over the last 6 months, we’ve been working hard to create a great release for you. As a result, close to 1500 reported bugs have been fixed during this period, and we’ve implemented numerous performance improvements throughout the whole stack. We’ve filled […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt 5.4 released

Published Wednesday December 10th, 2014 | 56 Comments on Qt 5.4 released
Posted in KDE, News, Qt

I am happy to announce that Qt 5.4 has been released today and is available for download from qt.io. Together with Qt 5.4, we have also released Qt Creator 3.3 and an update to Qt for device creation on embedded Linux and embedded Android. But let’s start with Qt 5.4. One of the main focus […]

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Lars Knoll

The Qt Company Introduces a Unified Website and 20€/$25 Monthly Indie Mobile Package

Published Tuesday September 16th, 2014 | 43 Comments on The Qt Company Introduces a Unified Website and 20€/$25 Monthly Indie Mobile Package
Posted in Uncategorized

We have a lot of news to share with you today. In June 2014, we announced via a stock exchange release that a new company entity for Qt under the parent company Digia Plc. would be formed. Today, I am very happy to be able to announce the new name as “The Qt Company”. Sweet […]

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Lars Knoll

Adding LGPL v3 to Qt

Published Wednesday August 20th, 2014 | 16 Comments on Adding LGPL v3 to Qt
Posted in Community, KDE, News, Qt

20 years ago, Trolltech, the company that created Qt, was founded. One of its founding principles was to release Qt as free software to the open source community. In the early versions, this was limited to Unix/Linux and the X11 windowing system. Over the years, more and more platforms were included into the open source […]

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