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Off to WWDC

Published Friday August 4th, 2006 | Comments Off on Off to WWDC
Posted in Qt

Well, after a more or less quiet week at home in rural Minnesota, I’m off to San Francisco for WWDC to check out all the new stuff that Apple is working on. So, if anyone wants to discuss Qt/Mac or anything else, just track me down, I’ll be in some sort of Trolltech-themed shirt.

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Fun with Fonts

Published Friday August 4th, 2006 | 2 Comments on Fun with Fonts
Posted in Qt

From the Cool-Things-That-Are-Surprisingly-Simple-With-Qt category: Download a font from the web and use it right away without saving it to disk or installing it in the system, in 45 lines of code: #include <QtGui> #include <QtNetwork> class CoolTextEdit : public QTextEdit { Q_OBJECT public: CoolTextEdit(const QUrl &fontUrl); private slots: void tryDownloadedFont(); private: QByteArray downloadedFont; QHttp *downloader; […]

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Qt Jambi Preview Released

Published Friday July 28th, 2006 | Comments Off on Qt Jambi Preview Released
Posted in KDE, Qt

So the preview of Qt for Java, called Qt Jambi, is finally out. Its been in the works for a few months now and I think its taken really nice shape. Its all available in on the trolltech website, here. What we have so far is most of the Qt core modules available, Core, Gui, […]

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Binary snapshots released

Published Wednesday July 26th, 2006 | Comments Off on Binary snapshots released
Posted in Qt

For those of you who don’t have the patience to watch Qt compile, we released binaries of the current 4.2 snapshots. You can download them from our download pages. Note that this is an unstable and unsupported release. We didn’t put out a ChangeLog of what happened since 4.2 Technology Preview 1. The most significant […]

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Lars Knoll

Qt 4.2 Technology Preview

Published Friday June 30th, 2006 | Comments Off on Qt 4.2 Technology Preview
Posted in KDE, Qt

We had a few days with an intense bug fixing session here in Oslo trying to get the Qt 4.2 Tech preview out of the door. It’s now available since about an hour. Lots of work has gone into adding new features. Just check out the 4.2 intro page. But apart from the larger features […]

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Introducing Cleanlooks…

Published Friday June 23rd, 2006 | Comments Off on Introducing Cleanlooks…
Posted in Qt

No, this is not a GNOME application, but a Qt 4 app running on GNOME. Plastique was designed to closely resemble the default style in KDE. With Qt 4.2, we are introducing a new style that will blend better into standard GNOME based desktops as well. The style is based on the current default style […]

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Berlin office up and running – well, sorta :)

Published Monday June 19th, 2006 | 2 Comments on Berlin office up and running – well, sorta :)
Posted in Qt

As some of you might have noticed we’re expanding into Germany, more specifically Berlin, even more specifically Adlershof, even EVEN more specifically Albert-Einstein strasse 16. The honorable task of getting the keys and opening the office for the very first time fell on Thomas and me, I wonder why Matthias didn’t do it himself – […]

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Mouse event propagation

Published Saturday May 27th, 2006 | 2 Comments on Mouse event propagation
Posted in Qt, Qtopia

Have you ever implemented mouse handling in a Qt widget? Either in a custom widget, (that inherits QWidget directly,) or by extending some existing widget, let’s say QLabel, with interaction abilities? For the most simple cases, mouse handling is quite intuitive in Qt: just reimplement a mouse handler function (virtual function, inherited from QWidget), and […]

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Lorn Potter

it’s spelled ‘Qtopia’

Published Wednesday May 24th, 2006 | Comments Off on it’s spelled ‘Qtopia’
Posted in Qt, Qtopia

ok, have to rant here. I have worked with Qtopia and friends for several years now, and occasionally see ‘Qtopia’ spelled as “QTopia’. and for some reason, it bothers me seeing this (perhaps pedanticness?). Please, if you write about ‘Qtopia’, spell it as Q-t-o-p-i-a, there is no capital ‘T’. and if you have written it […]

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