By Tuukka Turunen
Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.12.2 Released

Published Friday March 15th, 2019 | 9 Comments on Qt 5.12.2 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to announce that the second patch release of Qt 5.12 LTS, the Qt 5.12.2 is released today. While not adding new features, the Qt 5.12.2 release provides a number of bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.12.1, the new Qt 5.12.2 contains more than 250 bug fixes. For details of the […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt Roadmap for 2019

Published Friday February 22nd, 2019 | 54 Comments on Qt Roadmap for 2019
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Qt, Roadmap

It has been a great start into 2019! We recently released Qt 5.12 which comes with multiple performance improvements and thousands of bug fixes– it’s a great release to base your work upon. But we have more in the works: Python language bindings, tools for developers and designers, industry-specific offering, and a lot more. Indeed, 2019 looks […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.12.1 Released

Published Friday February 1st, 2019 | 20 Comments on Qt 5.12.1 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to announce that Qt 5.12.1 is released today. The first patch release in the Qt 5.12 LTS series provides a large number of bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.12.0, the new Qt 5.12.1 contains nearly 300 bug fixes. For details of the most important changes, please check the Change files […]

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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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