According to a story at LinuxDevices.com, Trolltech announced today that more than fifty companies are currently developing or shipping Linux-based devices using its Qtopia graphical application platform software, including more than twenty mobile phones.
After reading through the FAQ here I've noticed this particular statement: "The C++ compilers from Microsoft, Intel and Borland are not supported by the tools in the GPL version." The most common and most widely used C++ for Windows is none other than Visual C++. However, at this point OSS development using Qt/Windows GPL is for GCC developers only.
The Dot reports: "Trolltech, maker of the Qt toolkit which forms the basis for KDE, announced today that the Qt version for Microsoft Windows will be available under the GPL in addition to its current commercial license offerings for that platform. This change will take place with the release of Qt 4. The Qt version for Linux has been available under a similar dual licensing scheme for several years already. The availability of a GPL'ed Qt for Microsoft Windows will make it much easier to distribute KDE applications that run on the Microsoft Windows platform."
Trolltech has announced the release of Qt 3.3.4 which is a maintenance release including many bug fixes and optimizations. The final Qt 4.0 release is now anticipated for late second quarter of 2005 with two interim beta versions to be released in March and May.
The Independent Qt Tutorial has been updated and now has an Italian translation. Also, a new chapter about OpenGL and Qt has been added. The OpenGL chapter is based on NeHe's great tutorial.
The author of the Independent Qt Tutorial has published an example-driven article about Qt 4 beta 1. The text touches the new Designer and some of the code-level changes that will affect application developers.
Mobile News Qtopa 2.1 PDA Edition, the latest version of Trolltech's development platform and user interface for Linux-based personal digital assistants (PDAs), is now available for download under the open source GNU general public (GPL) license. If someone installs it, please send us a screenshot of how its browser renders OSNews.
Trolltech has released the first Beta version of the upcoming Qt 4.0. The final version is expected to be released in late first quarter of 2005. An updated online Qt Reference Documentation is also available.
The Independent Qt Tutorial has been updated with a brand new chapter on lists, trees and tables. The visual components are very common in todays applications and complements the existing chapters well. Also from digitalfanatics, a widget gallery, helping you to pick the right widget with screenshots and code examples when it is hard to choose.
Trolltech today announced that it has released Qtopia version 2.1, a major upgrade to its development platform and user interface for Linux-based mobile devices. New features in Qtopia 2.1 include touch-screen phone support, full-screen handwriting input and new phone themes to extend customers' flexibility and options for developing customized, full-featured Linux-based mobile devices.
The C++ GUI Programming with Qt 3 book written by Trolltech software engineer Jasmin Blanchette and Trolltech's documentation manager Mark Summerfield, can now be downloaded in PDF format from the publisher's homepage in the "Downloads" section.
Trolltech has announced the availability of the second Qt 4 Technical Preview. Key highlights include support for AT-SPI, bringing accessibility to the Unix and Linux desktop for people with disabilities.
The recent book C++ GUI Programming with Qt 3 contains complete distributions of a relatively-current (3.2.1) version of Qt for Linux, Mac and Windows. Installing Qt on Windows wasn't easy, though--certainly not as easy as one would expect. I ran into a number of little quirks that took a surprisingly long time to resolve. These issues aren't Trolltech's fault, just little gotchas to be aware of--but they are frustrating if you don't know how to deal with them.
The revised Agreement continues to honour the original purposes of the Foundation. In particular, should Trolltech ever discontinue making regular releases of the Qt Free Edition for any reason - including a buyout or merger of Trolltech or the liquidation of Trolltech - the Qt Free Edition will be released under the BSD license and optionally under one or more other Open Source Licenses.
Trolltech has announced the availability of the first Qt 4 Technical Preview. Qt 4, the next major release of the popular cross-platform C++ application framework.
If you're tired of creating zillions of dialog boxes needed for your application's UI, try the Qt GUI toolkit! In just a few steps, you can build great-looking dialogs that are automatically resizable, skip from one language to another, and even switch with ease from reading left-to-right to reading right-to-left.
The Independent Qt Tutorial has been updated with a completely rewritten chapter about the Qt object model. It provides lots of examples and in-depth information.
Trolltech today announced the release of Qt, version 3.3.2. Qt, Trolltech's C++ multiplatform application framework. List of changes here.
Trolltech made available online an article from their print publication "QT Quarterly" (usually only made available to Trolltech customers only) previewing the new features, optimizations, and improvments that QT 4 will have to offer.