[News] Ruby Gets Roadmap, Qt 4.7 Gets New Features

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Ruby 1.9.2 expected in August

,----[ Quote ]
| According to a new schedule, the next version of 
| the dynamic Ruby 1.9.2 scripting language will 
| probably be released in mid August. While 
| previous plans were for a final release by last 
| December, the developers wanted to ensure that 
| the new version passed the RubySpec tests. 
| Eventually this lead to the release being 
| postponed. Ruby 1.9.2dev has now passed all the 
| relevant tests.


Qt 4.7 debuts QML for declarative UI development

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| The Qt developers have announced a technical 
| preview for QT 4.7, the cross platform C++ 
| framework for GUI applications. According to the 
| developers, the pre-release is not suitable for 
| production use, but will give a good idea of how 
| they plan to enhance the framework. According to 
| the developers, the final release of Qt 4.7 will 
| be around the middle of the year.



Qt + Box2D is easy!

,----[ Quote ]
| Integrating Box2D into your Qt application
| is quite easy, and this blog shows you how
| to get started. First of all:
|     * Step 1: Download Box2D from Google
|     Code: http://code.google.com/p/box2d/
|     * Step 2: Build it (I had to insert a
|     few #include <cstring> to get it to
|     build)
|     * Step 3: Build and try the test bed
|     application: Box2D/Examples/TestBed/
|     * Step 4: Read the manual:
|     http://www.box2d.org/manual.html
|     * Step 5: Continue reading this blog to
|     hook up the two frameworks…

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