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Frederik Gladhorn

Coin – Continuous Integration for Qt

Published Monday August 8th, 2016 | 6 Comments on Coin – Continuous Integration for Qt
Posted in Background, integration, Qt, Releases | Tags: , , , , , ,

Testing is important for every software product, and Qt is no different. It is quite intriguing how much work goes into testing to ensure that a Qt release is the very best. Although I’m not directly involved with getting the release into your hand, I’ve lately learned a lot about the infrastructure (Continuous Integration or COIN) used by […]

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Qt’s WinRT port and its C++/CX usage

Published Friday April 19th, 2013 | 50 Comments on Qt’s WinRT port and its C++/CX usage
Posted in Background, Qt, Windows

Background After Friedemann has given an initial introduction about Qt’s Windows Runtime port, I would like to give some further insight about technical aspects and our ways of working on the port. When reading about Windows Runtime development (Windows 8 store applications and Windows runtime components) in connection with C++ you will find C++/CX again […]

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Qt-project.org under Open Governance

Published Thursday April 18th, 2013 | 2 Comments on Qt-project.org under Open Governance
Posted in Background, Community, Contributors, cross-platform, Open Governance

Right before Qt Developer Days in Berlin, November 2012, we began discussing with the qt-project.org moderators how to bring rest of the Qt Project into Open Governance. This includes the content management system, forums, wikis and so on – everything run as a real community-driven project, as the Qt development itself has been run since […]

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Qt Contributors Day, wikis and the contribution process

Published Wednesday January 25th, 2012 | 6 Comments on Qt Contributors Day, wikis and the contribution process
Posted in Background, Community, Learning | Tags:

It’s impossible to do every single thing perfectly when opening up the whole development of Qt. Hence the Qt contribution process has to be improved, helping everyone to make Qt even better. I’ll highlight some the suggestions brought up at Qt Contribution Days. Here is my take on a Troll approach on how to achieve […]

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Nokia announcement equals even more momentum for Qt

Published Thursday October 21st, 2010 | 10 Comments on Nokia announcement equals even more momentum for Qt
Posted in Announcements, Background, Roadmap

In the last few hours, a press release was issued globally by Nokia. The focus of the press release was to announce that Nokia will have sole focus on Qt as the development framework for applications on the Symbian and MeeGo platforms. At the recently held Qt Developer Days Munich, Nokia CTO Rich Green gave […]

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Developers are from Mars, Designers are from Venus

Published Thursday March 25th, 2010 | 3 Comments on Developers are from Mars, Designers are from Venus
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Building an application requires a combination of skill sets shared between both developers and designers. Bringing the developer-centric world of engineering into balance with the visually-driven world of the designer can be difficult if the right collaborative framework and environment doesn’t exist. Qt Quick has been designed to make Qt more inclusive, more collaborative and […]

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