Qt Creator IDE to Receive Version 4.7.0

Popular cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment received new version with interesting functions
19 July 2018   619

Qt Development Frameworks updated Qt Creator to version 4.7.0. Now the plugin of the C ++ code model on the basis of Clang will be used by default.

According to the developers, Clang 6.0 provides full information about the problems in the code and works faster than the built-in model. The user can choose which Clang-Tidy and Clazy checks the platform should perform. If necessary, the plugin can be disabled.

In addition, new Run Test Under Cursor option allows to fast function testing. To do this, the cursor must be inside the function.

Developers have fixed several problems that programmers encountered running Qt Creator under Windows. Improved scanning MSVC compilers, which previously could block the work of the IDE.

Eliminated delays when connected to a common troubleshooting thread. In addition, it was possible to save data on network media, regardless of configuration.

Several convenient options added when working with the file system, for example, in the corresponding window you can show the folders on top. You can connect the auto-scaling function for HiDPI screens.

Programmers already using Qt Creator can get a new version by updating an already installed one. Source code and installer are available on the official website.

The creators of Qt are actively developing their development environment. In version 5.11, they plan to connect the support for Python modules.

Tiobe February 2019 Index Released

Groove language is in top 20 again; it's popularity increased due to Gradle; Java is 1st
11 February 2019   255

In February, search engine statistics showed that the dynamically typed Groovy language is gaining popularity again. As analysts of TIOBE noted, it was already in the top twenty of the TIOBE index in 2016 on the wave of interest in the Jenkins system for continuous integration. Now it is pushed forward by the Gradle assembly automation system.

TIOBE Februry 2019 Index
TIOBE Februry 2019 Index

More analysts noticed that the language Hack this month entered the top 50, and TypeScript left it (in their opinion, temporarily). Since February last year, Python and C ++ swapped places, and again topped the list with Java and C.