By Tuukka Turunen
Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.11.3 Released with Important Security Updates

Published Tuesday December 4th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt 5.11.3 Released with Important Security Updates
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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Tuukka Turunen

Support of Qt 5.6 LTS Ends in March 2019

Published Thursday November 29th, 2018 | 4 Comments on Support of Qt 5.6 LTS Ends in March 2019
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

Support of Qt 5.6 LTS ends in March 2019. If you are still with Qt 5.6 LTS, update to Qt 5.9 LTS or Qt 5.12 LTS is recommended. If you can’t update, extended support is available for an additional fee after the standard support ends.  Long term supported releases on Qt are supported for three […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Deprecation of Qbs

Published Monday October 29th, 2018 | 200 Comments on Deprecation of Qbs
Posted in Build system, Dev Loop

The Qt Company has been supporting three different build systems for Qt programs. For Qt users, qmake is currently the most widely used build system. CMake is a clear second and growing in popularity. The third place is Qbs, with significantly smaller adoption. When asked about their preferences, most of our customers said they plan […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.11.2 Released

Published Thursday September 20th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt 5.11.2 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

Qt 5.11.2 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 5.11.1, the Qt 5.11.2 release provides fixes for more than 250 bugs and it contains around 800 changes in total. For details of the most important changes, please check the […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Code contributions via bug reports and forum posts

Published Wednesday May 16th, 2018 | 1 Comment on Code contributions via bug reports and forum posts
Posted in Contributors, Dev Loop, Licensing, Open Governance, Qt Project

Contribution of source code is now allowed via Qt systems such as bug reports and forums. Traditionally all source code contributions to the Qt Project are governed via Contribution License Agreement (CLA), except possibility given to the commercial license holders to provide bug fixes and similar small modifications that The Qt Company has pushed into Qt. […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt Quick Performance Improvements on 64-bit ARM

Published Tuesday April 24th, 2018 | 5 Comments on Qt Quick Performance Improvements on 64-bit ARM
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Performance, Qt Quick

One of our major goals for Qt 5.9 LTS was to improve the performance and memory consumption compared to our previous long-term-support release Qt 5.6 LTS. In this blog post, I want to highlight the performance increase in modern embedded processors that support the 64-bit ARMv8 instruction set. The result: Today, QML performance is almost […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.9.5 Released

Published Thursday April 12th, 2018 | 15 Comments on Qt 5.9.5 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

Qt 5.9.5 is released today. As a patch release Qt 5.9.5 does not add any new functionality, but provides important bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.9.4, the new Qt 5.9.5 contains over  100 bug fixes. In total there are around 450 changes in Qt 5.9.5 compared to Qt 5.9.4. For details of the most important changes, please […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.11 Beta1 Released

Published Thursday March 1st, 2018 | 9 Comments on Qt 5.11 Beta1 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to announce that Qt 5.11 Beta 1 is released today. Convenient online binary installers are available for trying out features coming in Qt 5.11. We will follow similar Beta process as earlier and provide multiple Beta releases via the online installer.  For new features coming in Qt 5.11, please check the New features in […]

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