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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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  • Qt Design Studio 1.2 Beta released

    Qt Design Studio 1.2 Beta released

    We are happy to announce the beta release of Qt Design Studio 1.2. Qt Design Studio is a UI design and development tool that enables designers and developers to rapidly prototype and develop...

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  • Qt Installer Framework 3.1.1 Released

    Qt Installer Framework 3.1.1 Released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt IFW 3.1.1. Major reason for releasing version 3.1.1 is that it fixes the bug QTIFW-1322. The bug was that after installing with 3.1.0 offline installer,...

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  • Qt Quick Performance Improvements with Qt 5.12 LTS (Updated for Qt 5.12.3)

    Qt Quick Performance Improvements with Qt 5.12 LTS (Updated for Qt 5.12.3)

    We are continuously working on improving the performance and optimizing the memory consumption of Qt. One focus area for Qt 5.12 has been to reduce the memory consumption of the QML engine and...

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  • Qbs 1.13 released

    Qbs 1.13 released

    We are happy to announce version 1.13.0 of the Qbs build tool. This is the last version to be released under the auspices of the Qt Company, but certainly not the least. Highlights Transparent...

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  • Qt 5.9.8 Released

    Qt 5.9.8 Released

    Qt 5.9.8 is released today. As a patch release Qt 5.9.8 does not add any new functionality, but provides security fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.9.7, the new Qt 5.9.8 contains...

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  • Qt 5.12.3 Released

    Qt 5.12.3 Released

    Qt 5.12.3, the third patch release of Qt 5.12 LTS, is released today. While not adding new features, the Qt 5.12.3 release provides a number of bug fixes, as well as performance and other...

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  • ClangFormat plugin in Qt Creator 4.9

    ClangFormat plugin in Qt Creator 4.9

    Starting with Qt Creator 4.8 we ship the new ClangFormat plugin based on the LibFormat library. In 4.9 it is not experimental anymore but still disabled by default. Let’s shortly recall the...

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  • Qt Creator 4.9.0 released

    Qt Creator 4.9.0 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.9.0! Generic Programming Language Support In Qt Creator 4.8 we introduced experimental support for the language server protocol. This enables...

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  • Qt Design Studio 1.1.1 released

    Qt Design Studio 1.1.1 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Design Studio 1.1 .1! Qt Design Studio is a UI design and development tool that enables designers and developers to rapidly prototype and develop complex...

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  • Updated Qt Installer Released

    Updated Qt Installer Released

    We are happy to announce the new Qt Installer release, based on the Installer Framework 3.1. The main reason for a new installer was that we wanted to provide a more intuitive and streamlined user...

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  • Update from the documentation workshop: the way forward

    Update from the documentation workshop: the way forward

    This is an update from the documentation workshop we had 11th and 12th March. The location was The Qt Company’s location in Oslo, Norway. The participants were product management, software...

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  • Optimizing Real-Time 3D for Entry Level Hardware

    Optimizing Real-Time 3D for Entry Level Hardware

    When more and more cars are being equipped with digital instrument clusters, it is very important to consider the cost of the electronics needed to achieve the desired user experience. In volume...

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  • Qt 3D Studio 2.3 Released

    Qt 3D Studio 2.3 Released

    We are happy to announce the Qt 3D Studio 2.3 release is now available via the online and offline installers. Here’s a quick summary of the new features and functions in 2.3. For detailed...

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  • Security for Connected Devices

    Security for Connected Devices

    With this post, I want to continue from earlier discussions on security posted here and here and focus on Connected Devices or the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT typically represents a network of...

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  • Qt Creator 4.9 RC released

    Qt Creator 4.9 RC released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.9 RC! Please have a look at the blog post for the Beta for an overview of what is new in Qt Creator 4.9. Also see the change log for a more...

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  • Qt World Summit 2019 Call for Presentations Open!

    Qt World Summit 2019 Call for Presentations Open!

    The yearly gathering of the Qt ecosystem including developers, customers, partners, and other Qt enthusiasts is returning to Berlin! Qt World Summit 2019 takes place 4-6  November at the Berlin...

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  • Effective HMI interaction and safety attention monitoring using eye tracking technology: DeepGlance Quick

    Effective HMI interaction and safety attention monitoring using eye tracking technology: DeepGlance Quick

    Interacting effectively with increasingly widespread and advanced systems is one of the most important challenges of our time. Most modern HMIs are based on mouse, keyboard or touch screen and...

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  • Dude, desktop applications are so last decade!

    Dude, desktop applications are so last decade!

    Desktop applications may not be the future. In the future, we will put on those goggely thingies and immerse ourselves in a digital world of wonder. A world entirely hosted on servers in safe...

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  • Qt 5.13.0 Beta1 released

    Qt 5.13.0 Beta1 released

    I am happy to announce that Qt 5.13.0 Beta1 is released today. As earlier we release updates as Beta N regularly until we are ready for RC. Current estimation for RC is 7th May 2019, see the...

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