[Development] Qt3D: wip/newapi branch is dead. Long live dev!

Sean Harmer sean.harmer at kdab.com
Thu Nov 13 14:46:26 CET 2014

Hey Lars,

On Thursday 13 Nov 2014 07:24:57 Knoll Lars wrote:
> Great to hear about the progress and thanks for all the work.

Thank you!

> Do you have any idea on whether Qt 3D could be ready for 5.5 (with a feature
> freeze in February)? And are there any areas where you could need some help?

We are indeed aiming for release with Qt 5.5. I've made a kanban board in JIRA 
for the Qt3D 2.0 Release at


These are rather high-level, terse descriptions but more detail can be 
provided if anybody wishes to help out.

A key task in order to be able to have a commercial release of Qt3D is




> Thanks,
> Lars
> On 11/11/14 16:31, "Sean Harmer" <sean.harmer at kdab.com> wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >
> >Just a quick head's up to let you know that Qt3D has now switched over
> >from 
> >the wip/newapi branch to the dev branch.
> >
> >There is still quite some work to do, especially around Qt Quick 2
> >integration, and some more API tidying to be done but we think we've
> >proved 
> >out the concepts worked and reworked during our time in the newapi
> >branch. The 
> >dev branch is now the default branch for Qt3D.
> >
> >I will blog more fully about this in the near future but this is to let
> >you 
> >know that we are still plugging away at this and are gradually closing in
> >on 
> >feature completeness for a Qt3D 2.0 release.
> >
> >Don't expect everything to work out of the box with the shipped examples
> >on 
> >all platforms yet. So far they are tailored to work on the systems of the
> >main 
> >developers. Extending these to cover more OpenGL versions and GPU vendors
> >will 
> >come in the next few weeks.
> >
> >Many thanks to everybody who has helped get us to this stage with code,
> >acting 
> >as a sounding board for ideas, examples, ideas and for helping with
> >practicalities of merging etc.
> >
> >If you wish to join in then find us in the #qt-3d channel on irc.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Sean
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Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB, a KDAB Group company
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