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  • Porting from Qt 5 to Qt 6 using Qt5Compat library

    Porting from Qt 5 to Qt 6 has been intentionally kept easy. There has been a conscious effort throughout the development of Qt 6 to maintain as much source compatibility with Qt 5 as possible....

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  • Qt Creator 4.14 Beta2 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.14 Beta2 !

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  • Qt Creator 4.13.3 released

    Qt Creator 4.13.3 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.13.3 !

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  • Qt 5.15.2 Released

    Qt 5.15.2 Released

    We have released Qt 5.15.2 today. As a patch release, Qt 5.15.2 does not add any new functionality but provides bug fixes.

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  • Qt Design Studio 2.0 Beta released

    Qt Design Studio 2.0 Beta released

    We are happy to announce the beta release of Qt Design Studio 2.0.

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  • Desktop styling with Qt Quick Controls

    Desktop styling with Qt Quick Controls

    Qt Quick Controls 1 was our first UI framework for QML. The controls were mostly written in QML without much C++. At the time, QML was still a new technology, which meant that we didn’t...

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  • Teaching QLocale more about number formats

    Teaching QLocale more about number formats

    QLocale looks after all localisation (or L10n) within Qt; while Qt 6 has swept away a few last fragments of L10n built into other things, that now consistently use the C locale (and...

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  • Where you can learn together - Qt Goes Virt. Seminars in 2020-2021

    Where you can learn together - Qt Goes Virt. Seminars in 2020-2021

    2020 has been a roller coaster. As everyone continues to navigate through these challenging times, the Qt team is excited to provide a space for like-minded peers to watch and ask...

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  • Platform APIs in Qt 6

    Platform APIs in Qt 6

    While Qt solves many of the typical tasks of writing an application, there are always corner cases that Qt can not cover, or where it makes more sense to build a feature on top of the...

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  • Looking for Qt Champions 2020!

    Looking for Qt Champions 2020!

    Who do you think should be a Qt Champion? Nominate the champions you know right now!

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  • Qt 5.12.10 Released

    Qt 5.12.10 Released

    We have released Qt 5.12.10 today.

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  • What is new in the Qt Marketplace - Autumn 2020 Update

    What is new in the Qt Marketplace - Autumn 2020 Update

    We have added three new libraries into Qt Marketplace this week: TreeView and Calendar for Qt Quick, and Qt Quick MultiEffect. 

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  • Qt Installer Framework 4.0 Released

    Qt Installer Framework 4.0 Released

    We are proud to announce that Qt Installer Framework 4.0 has been released. At the same time, we have released Qt Online Installer and Qt Maintenance tool 4.0, which have been updated...

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  • What is new in Qt Quick 3D 6.0

    What is new in Qt Quick 3D 6.0

    It has been awhile since I've posted any updates regarding Qt Quick 3D, but not because there has been no progress. In fact quite the opposite: my team and I have been so busy...

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  • Qt Creator 4.14 Beta released

    Qt Creator 4.14 Beta released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.14 Beta!

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  • Qt for MCUs 1.5 released

    A new release of Qt for MCUs is now available in the Qt Installer. If you are new to Qt for MCUs, you can try it out here. Version 1.5 introduces new platform APIs for easy integration...

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  • Qt 6 Additional Libraries via Package Manager

    Qt 6 Additional Libraries via Package Manager

    With Qt 6 we want to provide more flexibility via leveraging a package manager in addition to Qt Online Installer. The new package manager functionality, based on conan.io...

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  • Graphics in Qt 6.0: QRhi, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 3D

    Graphics in Qt 6.0: QRhi, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 3D

    Last year we had a three part blog series about Qt's new approach to working with 3D graphics APIs and shading languages: part 1, part 2, part 3. For Qt Quick, an early, opt-in preview...

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  • What's New in QMetaType + QVariant

    What's New in QMetaType + QVariant

    As you might know, Qt has a metatype system which provides run-time dynamic information about types. It enables storing your types in QVariant, queued connections in the signal slot...

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  • Qt 6.0 Beta Released

    Qt 6.0 Beta Released

    I am pleased to announce that we released the first beta of Qt 6.0 today. We have provided multiple pre-release snapshots of Qt 6.0 during the past months and Qt 6.0 has now reached the...

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