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Qt WebEngine Technology Preview Available

Published Thursday January 23rd, 2014 | 39 Comments on Qt WebEngine Technology Preview Available
Posted in Qt, Qt Quick, Qt WebEngine, Uncategorized

We are happy to announce the first Technology Preview of Qt WebEngine. In September 2013, we announced Qt WebEngine as our new Chromium-based web engine to replace Qt WebKit and offer the best possible Web technology for Qt in the future. In this first Technology Preview, the R&D team focused on properly integrating with Qt […]

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Qt Quick Enterprise Controls – The First Step

Published Thursday January 9th, 2014 | 4 Comments on Qt Quick Enterprise Controls – The First Step
Posted in Qt Quick

Happy New Year! We would like to welcome the Qt year 2014 by introducing the first release of Qt Quick Enterprise Controls. In July 2013, with the release of Qt 5.1, we introduced the Qt Quick Controls. These controls make it even easier to develop Qt Quick applications by providing a set of pre-built UI […]

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Implementing in app purchase on Android

Published Thursday December 12th, 2013 | 3 Comments on Implementing in app purchase on Android
Posted in Android, C++, Qt, Qt in use, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Tutorial

In-app purchase is an increasingly popular form of application monetization, especially in saturated markets such as the mobile apps markets, since it enables users to download applications for free and try them out before they pay. When the only thing you have to lose is time, the threshold for installing an unknown application is likely […]

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Thomas Hartmann

Qt Creator for Qt Enterprise users

Published Tuesday July 9th, 2013 | 61 Comments on Qt Creator for Qt Enterprise users
Posted in Customers, Declarative UI, Qt, Qt in use, Qt Project, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, QtCreator, Releases

Qt Creator 2.8 provides a couple of new value additions for Qt Enterprise users. We would like to emphasize that this does not restrict the usage of the tools in our open source offering. In this release the focus is on QML and Qt Quick support. The new extension plugins to the Qt Quick Designer […]

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Introducing Qt Quick Layouts

Published Thursday May 16th, 2013 | 20 Comments on Introducing Qt Quick Layouts
Posted in Declarative UI, Layouts, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2

If you want to create a QML application where the UI responds well to window resizing, the toolbox that Qt Quick offers has been somewhat limited. Qt 5.1 will offer the new Qt Quick types RowLayout, ColumnLayout and GridLayout for this purpose. Background Up until Qt 5.1, positioners and anchors have been the only Qt Quick […]

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Jörg Bornemann

Qtified JavaScript

Published Thursday May 16th, 2013 | 14 Comments on Qtified JavaScript
Posted in Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2

When writing JavaScript code, it doesn’t take long until I’m missing some function which is available in Qt’s C++ API. One very simple example is QList::contains. Checking whether an array contains a certain element works like this in JavaScript: var names = [“Egon”, “Peter”, “Raymond”, “Waldo”]; if (names.indexOf(“Waldo”) !== -1) print(“We’ve found him!”); It would […]

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Native-looking text in QML 2

Published Wednesday August 8th, 2012 | 22 Comments on Native-looking text in QML 2
Posted in Qt, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Windows

One of the comments in Morten’s blog post about desktop components in QML 2 was that the text looks out of place on Windows. This is because QML 2 uses a custom rendering mechanism called “distance fields” for the text which allows hardware accelerated drawing of transformable text. Yoann blogged about this a year back. […]

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Debugging Qt Quick 2 – Console API

Published Thursday March 1st, 2012 | 10 Comments on Debugging Qt Quick 2 – Console API
Posted in Debugging, Performance, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, QtCreator

Qt Quick brings a lot of flexibility and speed to development. Traditionally one had to do the “compile, package, deploy, run” cycle over and over again, whereas with Qt Quick you can now do incremental changes to your source even at runtime! In Qt Creator, we are trying to leverage the power of Qt Quick, […]

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Pimp my video: shader effects and multimedia

Published Wednesday February 29th, 2012 | 29 Comments on Pimp my video: shader effects and multimedia
Posted in Multimedia, OpenGL, Qt Quick

Introduction A topic which has been receiving quite a bit of attention recently is the use of shader programs to apply effects within Qt Quick applications. Once you have grasped the basics of the shader programming language, embedding the shaders in your application is made really easy by Qt Quick, with the result that stunning […]

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