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Miguel Costa

Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance

Published Friday February 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment
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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Eike Ziller

Qt Creator 4.6 Beta released

Published Wednesday February 7th, 2018 | 46 Comments on Qt Creator 4.6 Beta released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, QtCreator, Releases

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.6 Beta! C++ Support The possibly most noteworthy and least directly visible change is that we upgraded the backend for the Clang code model from Clang 3.9 to Clang 5.0. This enables support for many C++17 features that were not available in Clang 3.9. The Clang […]

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Ekkehard Gentz [Independent Software Architect, Consultant]

Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 3

Published Tuesday February 6th, 2018 | 2 Comments on Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 3
Posted in Android, Community, cross-platform, Dev Loop, iOS, Mobile | Tags: , ,

Welcome to Part 3 of my Blog series about Sharing Files to and from mobile Qt Apps. Part 1 was about sharing Files or Content from your Qt App with native Android or iOS Apps, Part 2 explained HowTo share Files with your Qt App from other native Android Apps – this part now does […]

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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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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.9.4 Released

Published Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 | 30 Comments on Qt 5.9.4 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am pleased to inform that Qt 5.9.4 is released today. As a patch release Qt 5.9.4 does not add any new functionality, but provides many bug fixes and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.9.3, the new Qt 5.9.4 contains nearly 200 bug fixes and in total more than 500 changes since Qt 5.9.3. For details of the most important […]

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Ekkehard Gentz [Independent Software Architect, Consultant]

Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 2

Published Tuesday January 16th, 2018 | 5 Comments on Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 2
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Mobile | Tags: , ,

Please read Part 1 of this Blog series about sharing Files on Android and iOS where I wrote about my experiences how to share Files or Content from your Qt App with native Android or iOS Apps. In the meantime I did some UI tuning and added more info to make it easier to understand […]

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Mats Honkamaa

Qt 3D Studio Remote Deployment on Android Devices

Published Thursday January 11th, 2018 | 1 Comment on Qt 3D Studio Remote Deployment on Android Devices
Posted in Android, Dev Loop, Qt 3D Studio | Tags:

This blog post will get you started with Qt 3D Studio remote deployment to Qt 3D Viewer on Android devices. This feature enables making changes to your Qt 3D Studio presentation on your computer and seeing the changes live on the target device. Setting Up the Target Device To set up the target device for […]

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Ari Salmi at SnowGrains

Qt Cloud Messaging API Available for Embedded Systems

Published Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt Cloud Messaging API Available for Embedded Systems
Posted in Cloud, cross-platform, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , , , , ,

Challenges with cloud messaging for embedded devices has inspired the Kaltiot & SnowGrains teams to create a cross-platform Qt API which enables easy push messaging from and to embedded devices. The API is called the Qt Cloud Messaging API and it is built with flexibility and extensibility in mind. We have decided to target other Qt areas, too, and make the API easily extensible […]

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Svenn-Arne Dragly

Increasing the number of lights in Qt 3D

Published Tuesday December 5th, 2017 | Comments Off on Increasing the number of lights in Qt 3D
Posted in Dev Loop, Graphics, OpenGL, Qt 3D

While it is possible to draw scenes with almost unlimited numbers of lights using deferred rendering in Qt 3D, the default materials in Qt 3D Extras have been limited to eight lights because they are tied to forward rendering. Although we apply a few tricks that allow you to define more than eight lights in […]

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Ekkehard Gentz [Independent Software Architect, Consultant]

Sharing Files on Android or iOS from your Qt App

Published Friday December 1st, 2017 | 11 Comments on Sharing Files on Android or iOS from your Qt App
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Mobile | Tags: , ,

It‘s a common usecase to share Files or Content from native Android or iOS Apps with other Apps on your phone. So I thought this would be an easy task to add sharing to my mobile Apps built with QtQuickControls2. Found the Blog from Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeld about Intents with Qt for Android, part 1. […]

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