Johan Helsing

What’s new with the Wayland platform plugin in Qt 5.11?

Published Tuesday May 29th, 2018 | 8 Comments on What’s new with the Wayland platform plugin in Qt 5.11?
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Wayland | Tags: , ,

Wayland is a display server protocol used on modern Linux systems, the Qt Wayland platform plugin lets Qt applications run on Wayland display servers (compositors). Apart from bug fixes, the Qt 5.11 release contains a substantial amount of improvements, especially for desktop users. Key composition support Support for compose keys has been missing for a […]

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Kai Koehne

Using gcc’s 4.8.0 Address Sanitizer with Qt

Published Wednesday April 17th, 2013 | 19 Comments on Using gcc’s 4.8.0 Address Sanitizer with Qt
Posted in Build system, C++, Compilers, Debugging, Qt | Tags: , , , ,

One of the cool new features of gcc 4.8 is the built in “Address Sanitizer”: a memory error detector for C/C++ that will tell you instantly when you e.g. access already deleted memory. This is actually a Google project from Clang/LLVM, so for LLVM users this might be old stuff, but it wasn’t for me […]

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Frederik Gladhorn

Qt 5 Accessibility APIs

Published Monday June 18th, 2012 | 28 Comments on Qt 5 Accessibility APIs
Posted in Accessibility, Qt | Tags: , , , ,

Qt 5 is a very gradual and smooth update from Qt 4. There are generally no breaks in source compatibility, except where we felt that it’s absolutely necessary. One area where we actually decided to do major changes that will affect people porting to Qt 5 is accessibility. The reason is that we were really […]

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