By André Pönitz

Qt Creator and LLDB

Published Tuesday November 12th, 2013
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Posted in C++, Mac OS X, Qt, QtCreator

As at least the Mac people know, we have had some support for the LLDB debugger simmering in the cauldron for a quite a while. There was some investigative work done a while ago, back then targeted at desktop Mac and based on the library interface LLDB provides. It turned out to be not working

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Qt Creator 2.7.0 beta released

Published Thursday February 7th, 2013
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Posted in QtCreator

We are happy to announce a prerelease of Qt Creator 2.7. This is intended to give some early impression of improvements and new features of the final release scheduled to ship at the end of March, and also as a way to gather last minute user feedback. All in all we are looking at more

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Qt Creator 2.6.2 released

Published Thursday January 31st, 2013
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Posted in Qt, QtCreator, Releases | Tags: ,

Qt Creator 2.6.2 has just been released. A quick count yields 55 patches on top of 2.6.1, the majority of them of the Mostly Harmless kind, fixing usability and UI issues. Some serious issues got fixed, too, most notably the code editor freeze some people encountered on certain constructs in the C++ editor (see QTCREATORBUG-8472

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Qt Creator 2.2 released

Published Friday May 6th, 2011
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Posted in C++, Qt Quick, QtCreator

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 2.2. Even if this release is following the previous release after not even ten weeks it contains a whole lot of new features as well as bug fixes and enhancements making an update worthwhile. Let’s have a look at some highlights: New Bazaar VCS support

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Peek and Poke, Vol 4

Published Friday October 15th, 2010
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Posted in C++, Qt, QtCreator

Qt Creator 2.1 is looming over the horizon, and therefore, the time has come to add another chapter to the Tale of Debugging. To keep it short, I’ll try to focus on two issues: architectural changes in the 2.1 cycle and some kind of update, long overdue, on extending the debugger to display your own

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Peek and Poke, Vol. 3

Published Thursday April 22nd, 2010
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Posted in Qt, QtCreator

With the feature work on Qt Creator 2.0 slowing down in anticipation of the beta release there is a bit of time to update the Tale of Debugging. Executive Summary for the people not following the thread so far: Users of recent release of the GNU Project Debugger gdb can automate certain tasks using the

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Peek and Poke, Vol. 2

Published Tuesday December 15th, 2009
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Posted in Qt, QtCreator

NOTE: Some of the commands shown below have changed in more recent versions of Qt CreatorPlease check the Qt Creator documentation for details. Self-compiling gdb is rarely needed nowadays (2012). Remember the day when you were asked to remember the days when all the tools at hand looked like a Basic interpreter with 30 commands,

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With or Without Qt

Published Monday August 24th, 2009
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Posted in Qt

I wanted to do a certain bit of benchmarking for quite a while – years actually – but triggered by one of those friendly discussions on the ##c++ channel on FreeNode I finally figured I should sit down and actually do it. I was expecting some interesting results, but the not at the scale that

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Peek and Poke

Published Monday June 22nd, 2009
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Posted in Qt, QtCreator

Remember the days when all the tools at hand looked like a Basic interpreter with 30 commands, the most usable being PEEK, POKE and PRINT? Yes, that’s been a while… Nevertheless, a few months ago I found myself doing lots of “printf-style debugging” again. Even with some basic IDE support that nicely displays QString and

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