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Tuukka Turunen

Aligning with the Yocto Project

Published Friday July 1st, 2016 | 3 Comments on Aligning with the Yocto Project
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , ,

We have leveraged Yocto internally for many years to build our reference “Boot to Qt” embedded Linux stack of Qt for Device Creation. During 2015 we started to align our work with upstream Yocto Project, including contributions to improve the meta-qt5 layer. With Qt 5.7 we have also opened our meta-boot2qt layer in order to make it easier […]

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Intents with Qt for Android, part 1

Published Thursday June 30th, 2016 | 14 Comments on Intents with Qt for Android, part 1
Posted in Android, Dev Loop, Qt, Qt in use

The “intent” is the main facility for interprocess communication on Android. Basically, an intent is an object that is processed by the operating system and then passed to one or more of the installed applications based on its contents. It could for instance be a request to show a video, in which case the intent […]

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Gatis Paeglis

Over-the-Air Updates, Part 2: Device Integration, API and Creating Updates

Published Tuesday June 28th, 2016 | Comments Off on Over-the-Air Updates, Part 2: Device Integration, API and Creating Updates
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Tutorial

With Qt 5.7 for Device Creation we introduced a new piece of technology – an OSTree-based solution for Over-the-Air software updates for the whole software stack. For a more detailed introduction about this new component of the Boot to Qt software stack, read part one of the blog post series. This blog post contains a […]

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Kristen Tveter

Qt Certification

Published Monday June 27th, 2016 | Comments Off on Qt Certification
Posted in Biz Circuit, Dev Loop | Tags: ,

It has been possible to attend a Qt certification exam and become a Certified Qt Developer or Qt Specialist since 2009. Now the exams and certifications have been updated to cover the latest Qt features. In order to support providers of quality Qt training and ease developers’ preparation for the exams, we are also launching […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.6.1-1 Released

Published Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 | 14 Comments on Qt 5.6.1-1 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

We have today released Qt 5.6.1-1, which fixes a critical problem in Qt 5.6.1 preventing certain type of Qt Quick applications from working properly. I am very sorry for the inconvenience, but those who have already downloaded Qt 5.6.1 now need to get the new Qt 5.6.1-1 release. The problem is already fixed in the Qt 5.7.0 released […]

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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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Laszlo Agocs

Graphics improvements for Embedded Linux in Qt 5.7

Published Tuesday June 7th, 2016 | 6 Comments on Graphics improvements for Embedded Linux in Qt 5.7
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, News, OpenGL, QPA, Qt, Wayland

As is the tradition around Qt releases, it is now time to take a look at what is new on the Embedded Linux graphics front in Qt 5.7. NVIDIA DRIVE CX The linux-drive-cx-g++ device spec introduces support for the NVIDIA DRIVE CX platform. This is especially interesting for the automotive world and is one of […]

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