PyQt v5.0.1 Released

21 August 2013

PyQt v5.0.1 has been released. This is major functional release. Highlights include full support for integrating Python with QML and Quick2.

  • Added the QtQuick module including the ability to create Python Quick items from QML.
  • Added the QtQml module including the ability to create Python objects from QML.
  • Added the QtMultimediaWidgets module.
  • Completed the implementation of the QtMultimedia module including support for cameras and radios.
  • Added the remaining OpenGL classes to the QtGui module.
  • Added the revision keyword argument to pyqtProperty().
  • Added the revision and arguments keyword arguments to pyqtSignal().
  • Added the revision keyword argument to pyqtSlot().
  • Added the pyqt5qmlplugin plugin for qmlscene.
  • The DBus main loop module has been renamed to dbus.mainloop.pyqt5 from dbus.mainloop.qt.
  • Added the --no-qml-plugin and --qml-plugindir options to configure.py.
  • Added many QtMultimedia, QML and QtQuick related examples.
  • Classes now support co-operative multi-inheritance. (This may introduce incompatibilities with PyQt v5.0.)