By Harald Fernengel

QCoreApplication mini benchmark

Published Tuesday August 14th, 2012 | 28 Comments on QCoreApplication mini benchmark
Posted in Performance, Qt

For robustness and security reasons, it often makes sense to split functionality into various smaller binaries (daemons) rather than having a few big and monolithic applications. Qt 4 introduced modularized Qt libraries in order to enable Qt based daemons that don’t require any GUI. Thanks to the strong embedded focus and several sane architecture decisions, […]

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PR 1.2 firmware for the N900 released with Qt 4.6.2

Published Wednesday May 26th, 2010 | 12 Comments on PR 1.2 firmware for the N900 released with Qt 4.6.2
Posted in Maemo, Qt

After a few delays, the PR 1.2 firmware for the N900 is finally released with Qt 4.6.2 shipping by default (see maemo.org for all PR 1.2 related info). This means that all the apps that up until now only ran in the SDK can finally be deployed to real devices ๐Ÿ™‚ The final Qt packages […]

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New experimental Qt 4.7 packages for the N900

Published Thursday May 6th, 2010 | 6 Comments on New experimental Qt 4.7 packages for the N900
Posted in Maemo, Qt

The Qt 4.7 Beta1 was released today, and I’m happy to announce that a set of experimental Qt 4.7 packages is available for Maemo 5 as well: http://chaos.troll.no/~harald/qt4-maemo5-4.7/20100505/ (all packages in one single tarball here). Note: The packages now strictly require PR 1.2. Please only install them in the latest Scratchbox based SDK, which already […]

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Qt for Maemo 5 home screen widgets

Published Wednesday February 24th, 2010 | 12 Comments on Qt for Maemo 5 home screen widgets
Posted in Qt

One of the most frequently asked question after the Qt for Maemo 5 release was: “How do I create a home screen widget with Qt?”. Well – the wait is over ๐Ÿ™‚ To play around with the “Hello World” widget shown in the screen shot, install qt4-maemo5-homescreen-example on the device (it’s in Maemo’s extras-devel repository). […]

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