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  • Qt on Microcontrollers (MCU)

    Qt on Microcontrollers (MCU)

    People often ask us about if it’s possible to use Qt for software development on microcontrollers (MCU), and if Qt can run without an operating system (“bare metal”). Today we will answer these...

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  • Frost & Sullivan Presents Qt with its Customer Value Leadership Award

    Frost & Sullivan Presents Qt with its Customer Value Leadership Award

    On behalf of the entire Qt team, I’m excited to share that we have received Frost & Sullivan’s Customer Value Leadership Award in the ‘Global Automotive User Interface/User Experience...

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  • Qt vs. HTML – The Full-Stack Comparison

    Qt vs. HTML – The Full-Stack Comparison

    Today, I wanted to announce the release of a new white paper on a, if not new, still fascinating and, honestly speaking, a little controversial topic. A while back, I published a white...

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  • Qt Safe Renderer 1.1.1 released

    Qt Safe Renderer 1.1.1 released

    We are happy to announce the new version 1.1.1 of the Qt Safe Renderer.

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  • Change in open-source licensing of Qt Wayland Compositor, Qt Application Manager and Qt PDF

    Change in open-source licensing of Qt Wayland Compositor, Qt Application Manager and Qt PDF

    The license of Qt Wayland Compositor, Qt Application Manager and Qt PDF will change from LGPLv3/Commercial to GPLv3/Commercial. Change becomes in effect with the Qt 5.14 release. ...

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  • Qt 5.14.0 Beta1 Released

    Qt 5.14.0 Beta1 Released

    I am happy to announce that Qt 5.14.0 Beta1 is released today. We will release updates as Beta N regularly until we are ready for RC. Current estimation for RC is 12th November 2019,...

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  • Option to provide anonymous usage statistics enabled

    Option to provide anonymous usage statistics enabled

    The option to provide anonymous usage analysis from Qt Creator 4.10.1 has been enabled today. Please read on to understand what kind of data we are collecting when you choose to send...

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  • Qt Creator 4.10.1 released

    Qt Creator 4.10.1 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.10.1 !

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  • A fast and thread-safe pool allocator for Qt - Part 2

    A fast and thread-safe pool allocator for Qt - Part 2

    In part 1 of this blog series, we developed a pool allocator that is optimized for small allocations. We confirmed that we do that a lot in Qt when we allocate QEvent or QObject...

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  • Qt 3D Studio 2.5 Beta released

    Qt 3D Studio 2.5 Beta released

    We are happy to announce that the Qt 3D Studio 2.5 Beta is now available via the online installer. Here’s a quick summary of the new features and functions in 2.5 release. For detailed...

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  • QBSP for TechNexion boards added to downloads

    QBSP for TechNexion boards added to downloads

    In the past we have been talking about what is QBSP here: https://www.qt.io/blog/2018/12/14/board-support-package-commercial-build-enablers-qt-partners and from the official...

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  • A fast and thread-safe pool allocator for Qt - Part 1

    A fast and thread-safe pool allocator for Qt - Part 1

    The code that this blog post is based on is work in progress, with various commits under review in the allocator topic. A big thank you goes out to Eddy, Marc, Fabian, Lars, and Simon...

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  • Qt 5.14 Alpha Released

    Qt 5.14 Alpha Released

    I am happy to inform that Qt 5.14 Alpha is released today. 

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  • Qt Quick on Vulkan, Metal, and Direct3D - Part 3

    Qt Quick on Vulkan, Metal, and Direct3D - Part 3

    In part 3 of our series on Qt graphics (part 1, part 2), we will look at how shaders are handled in Qt Quick in Qt 5.14 when switching the scenegraph over to rendering through QRhi, the...

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  • Qt Contributors' Summit 2019

    Qt Contributors' Summit 2019

    Contributors, mark your calendars!

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  • Qt for MCUs Public Evaluations Rollout

    Qt for MCUs Public Evaluations Rollout

    We have launched the demo version of Qt for MCUs a couple of weeks ago and the attention and feedback has been overwhelming. If you have missed out on the hype, you can find lots of...

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  • Qt Quick on Vulkan, Metal, and Direct3D - Part 2

    Qt Quick on Vulkan, Metal, and Direct3D - Part 2

    Let's continue where we left off in the first post. We saw an example of a Qt Quick application running on Linux on top of OpenGL and Vulkan. We also saw a Vulkan frame capture in...

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  • Qt Quick on Vulkan, Metal, and Direct3D

    Qt Quick on Vulkan, Metal, and Direct3D

    Now that the first beta of Qt 5.14 is getting closer, it is time to start talking about one of the big new features. We cannot possibly cover all the details around the graphics stack...

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  • Squish - Test automation tool for our HMI build with Qt

    Squish - Test automation tool for our HMI build with Qt

    When test engineers hear about test automation the first word that comes to mind is of course Selenium which is the most popular testing library that helps us writing scripts for web...

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  • Qt Design Studio 1.3 released

    Qt Design Studio 1.3 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Design Studio 1.3!

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