Trolltech and Qt have been getting some good press and support lately. The latest good news includes a strategic alliance with Loki to develop Linux applications. The LinuxToday article is here and the full announce here. KDE is also potentially a big winner because it is quite easy for application developers to provide a KDE-enhanced version of a Qt app. Trolltech themselves have designed Qt Designer in this manner and have some clever ideas to offer in this department. In other Qt news, the much talked about Qt 2.2, including of course Qt Designer, has been released.