By Tuukka Turunen
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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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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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.9.4 Released

Published Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 | 30 Comments on Qt 5.9.4 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to inform that Qt 5.9.4 is released today. As a patch release Qt 5.9.4 does not add any new functionality, but provides many bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.9.3, the new Qt 5.9.4 contains nearly 200 bug fixes and in total more than 500 changes since Qt 5.9.3. For details of the most important […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Protecting a Qt Application or a Device Against Hacking, Part 1

Published Thursday January 11th, 2018 | 10 Comments on Protecting a Qt Application or a Device Against Hacking, Part 1
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop

Open-source applications are open by nature, indented and encouraged for tweaking, hacking and further development. For a commercial, business critical, application or a device there often is a desire to make it closed and prevent modifications. Protecting against reverse engineering and tampering is important especially when the application or device processes valuable content, licenses, IPR […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.9.3 Released

Published Wednesday November 22nd, 2017 | 14 Comments on Qt 5.9.3 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

I am pleased to inform that Qt 5.9.3 is released today. As a patch release Qt 5.9.3 does not add any new functionality, focus is in bug fixes and performance improvements. Compared to Qt 5.9.2, the new Qt 5.9.3 contains over 100 bug fixes and in total more than 500 changes since Qt 5.9.2. For details of the most important changes, […]

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