By Lars Knoll
Lars Knoll

Qt 5 Alpha

Published Tuesday April 3rd, 2012 | 107 Comments on Qt 5 Alpha
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Today we released the Alpha of Qt 5, the first major release since the Qt Project went live. A lot of people have worked hard to make this release happen. A large amount of work and features that went into this alpha have been coming from people not working for Nokia. It’s great to see […]

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Lars Knoll

The Qt Project is live!

Published Friday October 21st, 2011 | 87 Comments on The Qt Project is live!
Posted in Contributors, Qt

I’m happy to announce that the Qt Project officially went live today. Starting today, development of Qt will be governed as a true open source project. We now have qt-project.org – a website where all development of Qt will be centered, providing the same infrastructure and processes for everybody that wants to contribute to Qt. […]

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Lars Knoll

Launch of the Qt Project imminent…but not on Monday

Published Friday October 14th, 2011 | 7 Comments on Launch of the Qt Project imminent…but not on Monday
Posted in Contributors, News, Open Governance

Followers of the Qt Project will know we announced October 17 as our target launch date for the project. Unfortunately this date is no longer achievable, and we will be delayed by what we expect will be three to four days. A huge amount of hard work has been done, and we are down to […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt Project

Published Monday September 12th, 2011 | 53 Comments on Qt Project
Posted in Contributors, Open Governance, Qt

Over the past year we have been working with many of you to sort out how we make development of Qt even more inclusive and open. After exploring various options, we are now almost ready to go live with the new solution. It’s taken a little longer than expected, but we are now very close […]

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Lars Knoll

Responses to Qt 5

Published Wednesday May 11th, 2011 | 29 Comments on Responses to Qt 5
Posted in Contributors, KDE, Qt

It’s great to see so much feedback coming in about my Qt 5 blog two days ago. We’ve read and gone through all the comments, but it’s easier to try to answer the questions and concerns in a follow-up post rather than replying to comments. We have now created a mailing list for discussions about […]

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Lars Knoll

Thoughts about Qt 5

Published Monday May 9th, 2011 | 207 Comments on Thoughts about Qt 5
Posted in Contributors, KDE, Qt

Qt 4.0 was released in June 2005, almost six years ago. A lot has changed in the software industry over these years. While application development back then happened mostly on desktop systems, mobile devices connected to the web have become increasingly popular. User interface technology has moved from static widgets to a fluid touch based […]

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Lars Knoll

SSL, proxies and md5 sums

Published Wednesday February 28th, 2007 | 15 Comments on SSL, proxies and md5 sums
Posted in KDE, Qt

As Zack already mentioned in his blog, we had George Staikos visiting us in our Oslo office last week. He, Andreas and myself sat down to hack on some rather big API additions to our networking module. Some of these changes have been visible in the snapshots for a few days now, as the work […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt Snapshots

Published Tuesday November 14th, 2006 | 6 Comments on Qt Snapshots
Posted in KDE, Qt

One of the great things of Open Source development is that you can follow development on a day to day basis. Look at the code, play around with it and try out some of the new features. In that respect Qt development has unfortunately not been as open as it should have been. Qt snapshots […]

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