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OSNews: TrollTech CEO Haavard Nord on Qt 3.3, Qtopia, .NET/Mono, Linux, More

Feb 04, 2004, 20:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)


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"On Monday, OSNews had the pleasure of talking face to face with Trolltech's CEO and founder, Haavard Nord. Mr Nord discussed with us the new features found in Qt 3.3 (to be released on Wednesday), Qtopia and the arising market of Linux in mobile phones as well as in the business computer market.

"The new version is backwards compatible with the previous Qt 3.x releases and it adds support for the .NET Windows platform. Developers will be able to write Qt code using any .NET-supported language and will also be able to embed Qt elements in other programs. Other Windows changes include full support for XP's Style and theming while a version of ActiveX for Qt, ActiveQt, also sports improvements. The other major new feature on Qt 3.3 is full support (tested and supported) for 64bit platforms, including Opteron, Itanium and Apple G5.

"Other new features include support for IPv6 and backend support for two more databases, SQL-lite and Borland Interbase. The Macintosh version now has support for fully transparent windows, while there have been some locale additions and changes, while QSA 1.1 features a number of improvements..."

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