Qt Quick 2.0

Qt Weekly #8: Custom Bezier easing curves in Qt Quick 2

Published Thursday May 1st, 2014
2 Comments on Qt Weekly #8: Custom Bezier easing curves in Qt Quick 2
Posted in Declarative UI, Graphics, Learning, Mobile, Qt in depth, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0

Qt Quick 2 comes with a huge number of predefined easing curves for animations. However, in Qt Quick 2 it is also possible to define custom easing curves using Cubic Bézier curves. Bézier curves are typically used in computer graphics to model smooth curves, but they can also be used in the time domain to define

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Implementing in app purchase on Android

Published Thursday December 12th, 2013
3 Comments on Implementing in app purchase on Android
Posted in Android, C++, Qt, Qt in use, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Tutorial

In-app purchase is an increasingly popular form of application monetization, especially in saturated markets such as the mobile apps markets, since it enables users to download applications for free and try them out before they pay. When the only thing you have to lose is time, the threshold for installing an unknown application is likely

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Qt Creator for Qt Enterprise users

Published Tuesday July 9th, 2013
61 Comments on Qt Creator for Qt Enterprise users
Posted in Customers, Declarative UI, Qt, Qt in use, Qt Project, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, QtCreator, Releases

Qt Creator 2.8 provides a couple of new value additions for Qt Enterprise users. We would like to emphasize that this does not restrict the usage of the tools in our open source offering. In this release the focus is on QML and Qt Quick support. The new extension plugins to the Qt Quick Designer

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Introducing QWidget::createWindowContainer()

Published Tuesday February 19th, 2013
22 Comments on Introducing QWidget::createWindowContainer()
Posted in OpenGL, Qt, Qt Quick 2.0

Qt 5 introduced a new set of OpenGL classes in Qt Gui and a new rendering pipeline for Qt Quick with the scenegraph. As awesome as these are, they were based on the newly introduced QWindow, making it very hard to use them in existing applications. To remedy this problem, Qt 5.1 introduces the function

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Native-looking text in QML 2

Published Wednesday August 8th, 2012
22 Comments on Native-looking text in QML 2
Posted in Qt, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Windows

One of the comments in Morten’s blog post about desktop components in QML 2 was that the text looks out of place on Windows. This is because QML 2 uses a custom rendering mechanism called “distance fields” for the text which allows hardware accelerated drawing of transformable text. Yoann blogged about this a year back.

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