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Frederik Gladhorn

Testing Applications for Color Blindness

Published Friday September 15th, 2017 | 10 Comments on Testing Applications for Color Blindness
Posted in Accessibility, Community, Dev Loop, KDE | Tags: , , , ,

At the Randa Meeting 2017 Volker and I decided to write a little KWin plugin. Activating this plugin you can simulate various types of color vision deficiencies, either on individual windows or full-screen. The plugin works by running a fragment shader on the respective window/screen. Here is a short video demonstrating what we did: The […]

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Frederik Gladhorn

Accessibility improvements in Randa

Published Thursday September 14th, 2017 | Comments Off on Accessibility improvements in Randa
Posted in Accessibility, Dev Loop, Events, KDE | Tags: , , , , ,

Accessibility in KDE and Qt is constantly improving. Sometimes a change of scenery helps focusing and brings up productivity. Mix that with a bunch of great people and good things will start happening. It has been possible to create accessible Qt applications on Linux for a while, but of course not everything will just work […]

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Ben Lau [Qt Champion 2016]

Multithreaded Programming with Future & Promise

Published Tuesday April 18th, 2017 | 10 Comments on Multithreaded Programming with Future & Promise
Posted in Community, Dev Loop | Tags: ,

This is a guest post by 2016 Qt Champion Ben Lau. Ben has a long history with Qt, and many interesting projects on GitHub. Here’s an idea from him on making multithreading simpler in some cases. The Basics Multithreading programming may not be difficult at the first glance. You have to pay attention to your shared […]

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Marco Piccolino [QtMob community manager]

QtMob: Qt mobile application development becomes easier

Published Tuesday March 21st, 2017 | 3 Comments on QtMob: Qt mobile application development becomes easier
Posted in Community, Dev Loop, Mobile | Tags: , , , ,

As a professional mobile application developer you probably already know by now how awesome Qt makes most of your daily job. Yet, things like finding that useful (but undocumented) qmake option, deciding upon the application architecture to use for your next project, implementing native extensions on Android and iOS, checking whether a suitable library for […]

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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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Tero Kojo

Upcoming maintenance break on the Qt Forums Monday 8.2.2016

Published Wednesday February 3rd, 2016 | 2 Comments on Upcoming maintenance break on the Qt Forums Monday 8.2.2016
Posted in Dev Loop, Uncategorized | Tags: ,

Hello, We will have a maintenance break on the Qt Forums early Monday morning 8.2.2016, starting around 7.00 CET. The target of the break is to do a major version update and do some cleaning of the database at the same time. The break will last an estimated three hours, so we should be back online at […]

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