The Qt developers have announced a technical preview for Qt 4.7, the cross platform C++ framework for GUI applications, and introduced declarative UI design with QML, part of Qt Quick...
on 03/12/2010 – Made popular on 03/12/2010
Digia and Qt-Project.org have released version 5.1 of their Linux-ready cross-platform development framework. Qt 5.1 offers new Qt Quick declarative UI language controls and layouts, improved OpenGL support, sensor and serial port support, an updated Qt Creator 2.7.2, and preliminary versions of Qt for Android and iOS.
QML, the declarative language for designing UI-centric applications as part of Qt Quick, will also work for web-site design as part of a new KDE project. QML is an important part to Qt Quick and Qt5 while now it can also be used for designing the user-interface side of web-sites.
Marmalade announced a new version of its cross-platform mobile development SDK that adds support for the Linux-based Tizen operating system. The Tizen support in Marmalade 6.4 will give developers a head-start on porting applications before first Tizen devices ship later this year, says the company.
Rhomobile announced a new version of its cross-platform smartphone app development framework, supporting BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile, Symbian, WebOS, the iPhone, and the iPad. Now available for free under the open source MIT license, Rhodes 2.0 adds native mapping across devices, a metadata framework for applications with changing underlying schema, and faster sync, says the company....
The H Open: "Almost two months after the technical preview was released, the development of version 4.7 of the cross-platform Qt C++ framework for GUI applications is beginning to take shape, as Nokia has now presented a beta version."
Pixate, a Y Combinator-backed startup allowing mobile developers to style their native applications using CSS, is today launching to the public after several months of beta testing with hundreds of developers.