Qt Quick

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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Qt Graphical Effects in Qt Labs

Published Thursday February 2nd, 2012 | 42 Comments on Qt Graphical Effects in Qt Labs
Posted in OpenGL, Qt Quick

Introduction The Qt Graphical Effects project is on its way to offer a set of design neutral visual effects for Qt Quick 2.0. Over twenty ready-made QML graphical effect elements are currently available. The effects include code for blending, masking, blurring, coloring, and much more. There are still areas to improve and extend — all ideas, feedback, […]

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New guides for those who are learning Qt Quick or Qt Quick Components on Symbian and N9

Published Tuesday December 13th, 2011 | 23 Comments on New guides for those who are learning Qt Quick or Qt Quick Components on Symbian and N9
Posted in Learning, MeeGo, Qt Quick, Symbian, Uncategorized

A post about new developer guides has been on the on the Qt Blog for a few weeks. We’ve made a small, but interesting update and we thought we should drop some lines about it. Just a few weeks ago we published two new developer guides. They are targeted toward those just starting out with […]

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Testing QtQuick 2 (Qt 5) on your n9/n950

Published Monday November 21st, 2011 | 5 Comments on Testing QtQuick 2 (Qt 5) on your n9/n950
Posted in Embedded, Lighthouse, Maemo, MeeGo, Multimedia, OpenGL, Qt, Qt Quick | Tags: , ,

QtQuick 2 promises superior performance, a new particle system and a host of new possibilities: http://doc.qt.nokia.com/qt5/qtquick2-whatsnew.html It is also quite ripe for testing if you are into that kind of thing. This is my personally recommended approach to testing QtQuick 2 on your n9(50) at this point in time and I have to stress that […]

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Qt 4.7.4 Release Bundle for Symbian News

Published Tuesday November 8th, 2011 | 25 Comments on Qt 4.7.4 Release Bundle for Symbian News
Posted in Multimedia, News, Qt, Qt Quick, Qt SDK, QtMobility, Releases, S60, Symbian

Today we are making available the Qt 4.7.4 release bundle for all Symbian^3, Symbian Anna, and Symbian Belle devices. The Qt SDK 1.1.4 update has the necessary Symbian Anna and Belle build targets available allowing application development for Qt 4.7.4. Nokia Store deployments are also possible. This is a big release for Qt developers. In this […]

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Qt SDK 1.1.4 update available

Published Tuesday November 8th, 2011 | 25 Comments on Qt SDK 1.1.4 update available
Posted in MeeGo, Qt, Qt Quick, Qt SDK, QtMobility, Releases, Symbian, Uncategorized

We are happy to announce that a new update for Qt SDK is published. This 1.1.4 update of Qt SDK is very much focusing on bringing the SDK build targets to the level of the latest Symbian devices and the Nokia N9. It means that you can now start developing apps for these devices using: […]

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