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Miguel Costa

QML Debugging in Visual Studio

Published Monday October 8th, 2018 | 8 Comments on QML Debugging in Visual Studio
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Visual Studio, Windows

The next release of the Qt Visual Studio Tools, v2.3.0, will allow debugging of QML applications in Visual Studio. It will be possible to set breakpoints in QML files and step through the execution of QML code. While in break mode, it will be possible to watch variables and change their values, as well as […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance

Published Friday February 16th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Visual Studio, Windows

In the last post, we discussed a new approach to design time and build time integration of external tools in Visual Studio using MSBuild rules and targets. This will be included in the upcoming release of version 2.2 of the Qt VS Tools. In this post, we will discuss the performance improvements that are also […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt in Visual Studio: A New Approach Based on MSBuild

Published Wednesday January 24th, 2018 | 23 Comments on Qt in Visual Studio: A New Approach Based on MSBuild
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Random, Visual Studio, Windows

As mentioned in a previous post, we have been working on a new official release of the Qt Visual Studio Tools. Ahead of this release, we would like to present some key changes and what impact they will have in usability and performance. In this post, we describe a new approach to the integration of […]

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Shawn Rutledge

Say hello to Qt Quick Pointer Handlers

Published Thursday November 23rd, 2017 | 20 Comments on Say hello to Qt Quick Pointer Handlers
Posted in Declarative UI, Dev Loop, Gesture Recognizers, Labs, Qt Quick | Tags: , , , ,

We’ve known for several years that our multi-touch support in Qt Quick has been inadequate for many use cases.  We have PinchArea, to handle two-finger scaling, rotation and dragging; and MultiPointTouchArea, which can at least be used to show some sort of interactive feedback for the touchpoints, or maybe you could write a little state […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt Visual Studio Tools Version 2.1.2 Beta

Published Thursday August 3rd, 2017 | 5 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools Version 2.1.2 Beta
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Random, Releases, upgrading, Visual Studio, Windows

After some time working on the integration with Visual Studio 2017, we would now like to make the current status of this work in progress available to users of VS 2017. We have released a new beta of the Qt Visual Studio Tools, corresponding to version 2.1.2. It is available in the Visual Studio Marketplace […]

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Karsten Heimrich

Qt Visual Studio Tools Insights

Published Friday January 27th, 2017 | 6 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools Insights
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Random, Releases, Uncategorized, upgrading, Visual Studio, Windows

While working on the Qt Visual Studio tools, I had to think about how to locally perform and test the update process for extensions. As already known to most Visual Studio users, the IDE provides a way to setup your own private extension gallery. To do so, one has to open the Visual Studio Tools | […]

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Karsten Heimrich

Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.0 Released

Published Friday November 11th, 2016 | 22 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.0 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Random, Releases, Uncategorized, upgrading, Visual Studio, Windows

Today we are releasing Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.0. This is mainly a release moving the functionality of the old Visual Studio Add-In to newer versions of Visual Studio. In addition to some minor bug fixes the Qt Visual Studio Tools now support Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015. The commercial version of the […]

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Karsten Heimrich

From Visual Studio Add-In to Qt VS Tools (Beta)

Published Thursday August 11th, 2016 | 12 Comments on From Visual Studio Add-In to Qt VS Tools (Beta)
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Dev Loop, Labs, Qt, Releases, Uncategorized, Visual Studio, Windows

It has been almost three years since the latest official release of the Qt Visual Studio Add-in, but now we have something new to show you: Qt VS Tools. You can download the Beta version from Qt Downloads for testing. We are happy to be able to tell you that the package size has gone […]

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Katherine Barrios

Google Labs VoltAir Game Built with Qt

Published Monday July 21st, 2014 | 14 Comments on Google Labs VoltAir Game Built with Qt
Posted in Android, Announcements, Dev Loop, Labs, Qt, Qt Quick

As the dog days of summer carry on, we at Digia, Qt are swatting down flies, mosquitoes and bees while we fan ourselves in the unusual summer heat currently striking Scandinavia … in Oslo … at least. Meanwhile, on a cool note, the Fun Propulsion Labs at Google announced last week that, VoltAir a single […]

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