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Frederik Gladhorn

Qt Weekly #14 Testing Accessibility on OS X

Published Friday June 20th, 2014 | Comments Off on Qt Weekly #14 Testing Accessibility on OS X
Posted in Accessibility, macOS | Tags: , ,

When talking about accessibility, the question of how blind people interact with computers often comes up. This article will explain the basics and take OS X as an example to let you test an application. There are many tools to help people with low vision, for example magnifiers. Here it helps a lot when applications […]

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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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Windows 7 Launched: Supported in Qt 4.6

Published Thursday October 22nd, 2009 | 1 Comment on Windows 7 Launched: Supported in Qt 4.6
Posted in Roadmap | Tags: , , , ,

In my role as Qt Product Marketing Manager, I’m proud to be able to say that Windows 7 launched today.  Why would this fill me with pride, you may ask?  It’s not so much because I’ve been waiting on the edge of my seat for the arrival of this much-anticipated OS, but because support for […]

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