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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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Gatis Paeglis

Over-the-Air Updates, Part 3: Repository Configuration and Handling

Published Friday November 11th, 2016 | Comments Off on Over-the-Air Updates, Part 3: Repository Configuration and Handling
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded

Part one of the blog post series introduced the challenges of implementing an update system. We looked at the OSTree project and how it can help us to bring system update functionality to Qt for Device Creation. The second part demonstrated the tooling and the API that is provided by the Qt OTA Update module. […]

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Laszlo Agocs

Qt on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 – Device Creation Style

Published Thursday November 10th, 2016 | 4 Comments on Qt on the NVIDIA Jetson TX1 – Device Creation Style
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, OpenGL, QPA, Qt, Qt Quick

NVIDIA’s Jetson line of development platforms is not new to Qt; a while ago we already talked about how to utilize OpenGL and CUDA in Qt applications on the Jetson TK1. Since then, most of Qt’s focus has been on the bigger brothers, namely the automotive-oriented DRIVE CX and PX systems. However, this does not […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.8 Beta Released

Published Friday November 4th, 2016 | 25 Comments on Qt 5.8 Beta Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

I am pleased to announce that Qt 5.8 Beta is now released. Containing all-new configuration system, new graphics architecture with integrated Qt Quick 2D Renderer for devices without OpenGL, build in QML cache for improved startup and many other new features, Qt 5.8 will be a very interesting release. I hope many will take the […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.6.2 Released

Published Wednesday October 12th, 2016 | 16 Comments on Qt 5.6.2 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Releases

I am please to inform that Qt 5.6.2 has been released today. This is the second patch release to the long-term supported Qt 5.6, and there will still be more patch releases to come. While a patch release does not bring new features, it contains security fixes, error corrections and general improvements. The Qt 5.6.2 […]

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J-P Nurmi

Qt Quick Controls 2.1 and Beyond

Published Thursday October 6th, 2016 | 40 Comments on Qt Quick Controls 2.1 and Beyond
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Quick Controls

As most of you already know, Qt Quick Controls allow you to save time developing user interfaces by utilizing a library of ready-made controls with different styles which you also can easily customize to your liking. The Qt Quick Controls 2 module delivers the next generation UI controls with a great performance boost. The feature […]

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Tero Kojo

Qt Champion nominations for 2016 now open

Published Thursday September 29th, 2016 | Comments Off on Qt Champion nominations for 2016 now open
Posted in Community, Dev Loop | Tags: ,

It is the time of the year, when we can all take a moment to think who has been the most helpful, incredible, kind, skilled and friendly person in the Qt community. Qt Champions is a way to recognize the individuals who strive to help the community most. They can be found in different places and […]

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Ekkehard Gentz [Independent Software Architect, Consultant]

Qt Conference Apps – out of the Developer Trenches – Part 1

Published Thursday September 22nd, 2016 | 9 Comments on Qt Conference Apps – out of the Developer Trenches – Part 1
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Qt World Summit | Tags: , ,

In a few weeks the Qt World Summit 2016 will open its doors in San Francisco and I have been given the chance to speak there about my experiences while developing the Qt World Summit 2016 Conference App. This article series here will give you some additional information to my presentation. For nearly 40 years […]

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Laszlo Agocs

Qt Graphics with Multiple Displays on Embedded Linux

Published Monday September 19th, 2016 | 8 Comments on Qt Graphics with Multiple Displays on Embedded Linux
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, OpenGL, QPA, Qt Quick

Creating devices with multiple screens is not new to Qt. Those using Qt for Embedded in the Qt 4 times may remember configuration steps like this. The story got significantly more complicated with Qt 5’s focus on hardware accelerated rendering, so now it is time to take a look at where we are today with […]

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