By Kristian Amlie

Experimental packages for Symbian development on Linux

Published Friday December 17th, 2010 | 46 Comments on Experimental packages for Symbian development on Linux
Posted in Build system, Qt, S60, Symbian

Updated: 23rd December 2010 A while back we wrote about how you could do development for Symbian in Linux. However, the process was complicated and required a lot of manual setup. We have now taken the concept one step further and we now have prepackaged environments, complete with compiler, libraries and all you need to […]

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Qt is going modular

Published Tuesday October 26th, 2010 | 48 Comments on Qt is going modular
Posted in Contributors, Git, Qt

Recently a project called “Qt Modularization” was initiated. This is a project that aims to modularize Qt at every level. As you may know already, Qt is currently modularized on the DLL level; each module has its own DLL. However, the project as a whole is still monolithic; all the code is being hosted in […]

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Writing good bug reports

Published Monday September 13th, 2010 | 16 Comments on Writing good bug reports
Posted in Qt

Recently we had an internal discussion about the number of bugs in our bug database, and how to handle new bug reports coming in. Currently, our inflow rate of bugs is higher than our closing rate, and while this is normal for a healthy project of Qt’s size, there is always room for improvement to […]

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The future of S60, branches and contributions

Published Tuesday September 15th, 2009 | 5 Comments on The future of S60, branches and contributions
Posted in Contributors, Git, Qt, S60

Many people have expressed some confusion over the the S60 port of Qt and where to find the relevant branches, so I thought I’d give a little update on where things are happening: When the port was still young, it lived in the qt-s60 repository on gitorious. Here, both the master branch and feature branches […]

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Tale of an artist

Published Friday January 11th, 2008 | 12 Comments on Tale of an artist
Posted in Styles

“You look at your stylesheet in awe, amazed at your own artistic power. You have just styled your widget to perfection, and it is so beautiful one could cry. Now, just to finish off with that one-pixel adjustment to the left, and…. what!? Why does it suddenly look different?” I am sure many of you […]

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Printer information support

Published Tuesday November 13th, 2007 | 3 Comments on Printer information support
Posted in Qt

As a relatively new Trolltech employee (this is my first post!), I was thrown into Qt’s printing framework, with the hopes of improving some of the long standing issues. One of the problems with printing using Qt today isn’t actually printing itself, but rather information about printers. The current framework is very opaque; typically a […]

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