Build system

Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Android deployment in Qt 5.2

Published Wednesday October 9th, 2013 | 19 Comments on Android deployment in Qt 5.2
Posted in Android, Build system, Qt, QtCreator

This is a quick update on one of the features we have planned in Qt 5.2 for Android. In this release, our main focus has been on improving the “Getting Started”-experience, and polishing in general. For example, this has implied quite a few improvements to how Android is presented in Qt Creator 3.0, to make […]

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Jörg Bornemann

qbs 1.0.0 released

Published Friday May 31st, 2013 | 42 Comments on qbs 1.0.0 released
Posted in Build system

Qbs has reached a state where it’s conveniently possible to build projects of the complexity of Qt Creator. Therefore it deserves a version number that reflects its usefulness to the public. To encourage you to use it for your own projects, we hereby present to you qbs 1.0.0. Why should I use it? Qbs takes […]

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Kai Koehne

Using gcc’s 4.8.0 Address Sanitizer with Qt

Published Wednesday April 17th, 2013 | 19 Comments on Using gcc’s 4.8.0 Address Sanitizer with Qt
Posted in Build system, C++, Compilers, Debugging, Qt | Tags: , , , ,

One of the cool new features of gcc 4.8 is the built in “Address Sanitizer”: a memory error detector for C/C++ that will tell you instantly when you e.g. access already deleted memory. This is actually a Google project from Clang/LLVM, so for LLVM users this might be old stuff, but it wasn’t for me […]

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Getting more out of Qt on Windows Embedded Compact 7 & ARM processors

Published Tuesday January 29th, 2013 | 12 Comments on Getting more out of Qt on Windows Embedded Compact 7 & ARM processors
Posted in Build system, Compilers, Embedded, Performance, Qt

At the moment most of the buzz is probably around Qt5, but it is good to remember that Qt4 is still alive. While we are working to increase platform coverage on Qt5, there are still some platforms that are officially supported by Digia only with the Qt4 codebase. One of those platforms is Windows Embedded […]

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Jörg Bornemann

Introducing qbs

Published Wednesday February 15th, 2012 | 121 Comments on Introducing qbs
Posted in Build system

Over the years we have developed a kind of a love-hate relationship towards qmake. It does its job but also has its quirks and is widely considered unmaintainable. The blog post [TMQB] contains a wish list for a qmake replacement. We have considered the various tools on the market, but none satisfied us – see […]

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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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Maurice Kalinowski

Nokia Qt SDK, what is in and what is not and…. What is it?

Published Tuesday April 27th, 2010 | 49 Comments on Nokia Qt SDK, what is in and what is not and…. What is it?
Posted in Build system, Maemo, Qt, QtCreator, QtMobility, Symbian

Hey everyone, A release is only released as soon as you blog about it, a Troll once said. So here we go… You probably have heard lots of buzz today about us releasing the Nokia Qt SDK. If not, find the announcements here  and here  as well as the download page here. Still you might […]

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Symbian development using Linux

Published Wednesday April 21st, 2010 | 35 Comments on Symbian development using Linux
Posted in Build system, C++, S60, Symbian

Programming your application or library based on Qt has always had the promise that you can deploy your application on many different platforms. Development of those applications can, likewise, happen on many different platforms. QtCreator runs on Windows, Mac & Linux among others. Since Qt4.6 Symbian is also one of those platforms to deploy on, […]

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Qt/X11 bring up on Tegra2 with full OpenGL ES 2 support

Published Friday February 5th, 2010 | 15 Comments on Qt/X11 bring up on Tegra2 with full OpenGL ES 2 support
Posted in Build system, Embedded, OpenGL

Requirements 1) Tegra 2 platform 2) The latest Nvidia Tegra2 SDK (11.0074_devlite_eula_Beta-RC.zip at this time) Board bring up Nvidia have done a pretty good job in documenting bring up and I will not paraphrase them. I personally used their dev environment exactly as intended (answering every question posed during installation with an affirmative), so my […]

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