Lighthouse

New Compositor API for Qt Wayland

Published Monday June 13th, 2016 | 6 Comments on New Compositor API for Qt Wayland
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Lighthouse, QPA, Wayland

As part of the forthcoming Qt 5.7, we are happy to be releasing a tech preview of the new Qt Wayland Compositor API. In this post, I’ll give you an overview of the functionality along with few examples on how to create your own compositors with it. Wayland is a light-weight display server protocol, designed […]

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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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Chasing the raspberry pi dragon: OpenGL ES2 accelerated Qt PI

Published Monday October 3rd, 2011 | 18 Comments on Chasing the raspberry pi dragon: OpenGL ES2 accelerated Qt PI
Posted in C++, Embedded, Kinetic, Lighthouse, OpenGL, Performance, Qt Quick

The raspberry pi initiative is very compelling and (forgive me for the hype) just got even more compelling now that we have Qt 5 running with full acceleration on the target. A tagline of “An ARM Linux box for $25. Take a byte!” sums it up rather nicely and should get many a geeks pulse racing. […]

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Eike Ziller

New proof-of-concept UIKit based Lighthouse platform

Published Friday March 11th, 2011 | 30 Comments on New proof-of-concept UIKit based Lighthouse platform
Posted in Lighthouse, Qt

Also not quite as exciting as the Android port (but maybe a tiny bit more exciting than the new INTEGRITY platform, at least for me 😉 ), I just pushed a new proof-of-concept implementation of a UIKit based Lighthouse plugin to the qt-lighthouse repository. This means that, if you carefully follow the instructions in the […]

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Bringing Qt applications to Android – a quickstart video

Published Monday February 28th, 2011 | 67 Comments on Bringing Qt applications to Android – a quickstart video
Posted in Contributors, Lighthouse, News, Qt

I am pretty sure you read about it… but in case you did not: An Alpha version of Necessitas (Qt for Android) has been released a week ago. With this release, it is now very easy to create, build, debug and deploy Qt applications for Android. All of that is the result of the incredible […]

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