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Carl Engh

Ready-made UI controls with Qt Quick Controls 2 – A summary

Published Wednesday May 31st, 2017
2 Comments on Ready-made UI controls with Qt Quick Controls 2 – A summary
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Declarative UI, Design, Qt Quick Controls, UI

Designing UIs with buttons, switches, dials, sliders and other UI controls is made easy with Qt Quick Controls and QML. Qt Quick Controls provides ready-made UI controls that speed up the creation of great looking user interfaces. Qt Quick Controls has a selection of built-in styles based on various design guidelines allowing you to create […]

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Carl Engh

Multiple UI processes with Qt Wayland – A summary

Published Wednesday May 31st, 2017
8 Comments on Multiple UI processes with Qt Wayland – A summary
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Embedded, UI, Wayland

Creating multi-process UIs is a requirement for a broad range of systems across many industries, and there are a variety of use cases available. Everything from fully leveraging your hardware in a digital automotive cockpit — unifying the user experience across all screens on a single SoC, through to separating out critical safety features in medical […]

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Nils Christian Flinder Roscher-Nielsen

Qt Lite in Qt 5.9 LTS

Published Wednesday May 31st, 2017
16 Comments on Qt Lite in Qt 5.9 LTS
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, effectiveness, efficiency, framework

Qt Lite has been our project name for multiple efforts done to approach to a more scalable Qt version. We introduced this first in Qt 5.8, earlier this year, and are extremely happy to see all the use cases and new opportunities this has unlocked for Qt. It is now far easier than before to […]

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Jake Petroules

Qbs 1.8 released

Published Monday May 29th, 2017
46 Comments on Qbs 1.8 released
Posted in Announcements, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Build system, Releases

Qbs (pronounced “Cubes”) is The Qt Company’s latest build tool, which is planned to be the replacement for qmake in the Qt 6 build system. In addition to its use within Qt, for our customers Qbs will also provide faster build times coupled with a rich feature set in order to reduce build engineering complexity and decrease […]

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Kari Oikarinen

Device detection in Qt for Device Creation 5.9

Published Thursday May 25th, 2017
2 Comments on Device detection in Qt for Device Creation 5.9
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded

Qt for Device Creation provides ready disk images for a variety of devices. When you flash it to a device, start enterprise Qt Creator and plug the device in via USB, it will be detected automatically. You are ready to run, debug and profile your applications right on the device. From a user’s point of […]

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Sean Harmer, KDAB [Qt Service Partner]

What’s new in Qt 3D with Qt 5.9?

Published Wednesday May 24th, 2017
7 Comments on What’s new in Qt 3D with Qt 5.9?
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Declarative UI, Design, Embedded, Graphics, Guest Blog, Qt 3D, Uncategorized

I am pleased to announce that there are lots of new goodies coming along with Qt 3D as part of the Qt 5.9.0 release as well as the usual round of bug fixes. Engineers from KDAB and The Qt Company have been hard at work over the last months (and will be for some time […]

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QtLocation: using offline map tiles with the OpenStreetMap plugin

Published Wednesday May 24th, 2017
7 Comments on QtLocation: using offline map tiles with the OpenStreetMap plugin
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Location

The OpenStreetMap plugin in QtLocation 5.8 has received a new Plugin Parameter, osm.mapping.offline.directory, to specify a indexable location from which to source offline tiles. Since this new feature seems to have generated some confusion, here is an attempt to clarify how it works. Until now, when a tile became visible on the map, the QtLocation engine […]

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