By Maurice Kalinowski

Principal Software Engineer

Maurice Kalinowski

Using Docker to test Qt for WebAssembly

Published Tuesday March 5th, 2019 | 22 Comments on Using Docker to test Qt for WebAssembly
Posted in Automation, Cloud, Dev Loop, Internet of Things, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

There has been lots of excitement around WebAssembly and more specifically Qt for WebAssembly recently. Unfortunately, there are no snapshots available yet. Even if there are, you need to install a couple of requirements locally to set up your development environment. I wanted to try it out and the purpose of this post is to […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

MQTT version 5 updates and how they apply to Qt MQTT

Published Tuesday February 26th, 2019 | Comments Off on MQTT version 5 updates and how they apply to Qt MQTT
Posted in Automation, C++, Dev Loop, Internet of Things | Tags: , , , ,

Previously I have been writing about how topics in messages can have a significant impact on the amount of data for publishing via MQTT. Since then the MQTT version 5 standard has been released and first implementations are available. Naturally, Qt MQTT follows along and this post will reflect how new features in the standard are […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Integrating Cloud Solutions with Qt

Published Friday June 22nd, 2018 | Comments Off on Integrating Cloud Solutions with Qt
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Internet of Things

Welcome to the final installment of our Qt for Automation blog mini-series. If you missed the previous articles, please have a look at Lars’ blog post, where you can find an overview of all the topics (remote UIs, optimizing device communication, and more) we’ve covered. These days, using the cloud for predictive maintenance, analytics or […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Building a Bridge from Qt to DDS

Published Wednesday June 6th, 2018 | 4 Comments on Building a Bridge from Qt to DDS
Posted in Automation, Dev Loop, Embedded, Internet of Things | Tags: ,

In our previous posts, we looked into various aspects of using Qt in a telemetry scenario. Part one focused on reducing message overhead, while part two was about serialization. To demonstrate a typical IoT scenario, we used MQTT as a protocol and the Qt MQTT module available in Qt for Automation. However, the landscape of […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Serialization in and with Qt

Published Thursday May 31st, 2018 | 17 Comments on Serialization in and with Qt
Posted in Automation, Dev Loop, Embedded, Internet of Things | Tags: , , ,

In our first part of this series, we looked at how to set up messages, combine them, and reduce their overhead in the context of telemetry sensors. This part focuses on the payload of messages and how to optimize them. There are multiple methods to serialize an object with Qt. In part one, we used […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Optimizing Device Communication with Qt MQTT

Published Wednesday May 16th, 2018 | 5 Comments on Optimizing Device Communication with Qt MQTT
Posted in Automation, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , ,

Qt for Automation has been launched in conjunction with Qt 5.10 as an AddOn to Qt for Application Development or Qt for Device Creation. One module in that offering is our client-side solution for MQTT called Qt MQTT. Qt MQTT focusses on the client side, helping developers to create sensor devices and or gateways managing […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Introducing QtMqtt

Published Monday August 14th, 2017 | 9 Comments on Introducing QtMqtt
Posted in Automation, C++, Dev Loop, Network, Qt | Tags: , , , , , ,

Recently, we talked about how we’re broadening our offering towards the automation sector. In case you missed it, you can find all relevant information here as well as read our blog post here. One of the biggest challenges in starting an automation project is to build a suitable communication stack. MQTT has received more and […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Status Update on Qt for WinRT / UWP

Published Friday July 1st, 2016 | 1 Comment on Status Update on Qt for WinRT / UWP
Posted in cross-platform, desktop, Dev Loop, Embedded, Mobile, Qt Bluetooth, Qt Quick 2, Windows, WinRT | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It has been a long while since we were writing on this blog about the WinRT port of Qt. Hence, this is going to be a longer article on what we achieved in the meanwhile, are currently working on, and what we will provide in future releases.

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Maurice Kalinowski

Qt for Windows Runtime Technology Preview Released

Published Thursday December 12th, 2013 | 12 Comments on Qt for Windows Runtime Technology Preview Released
Posted in Qt, Releases, Windows

Today, we released the first iteration of our development efforts of porting Qt to Windows Runtime. As a reminder, this includes multiple targets. First of all, you will be able to create Windows Store Apps for Windows 8 and subsequent versions. Also Windows RT, the operating system by Microsoft for tablets is supported. Lastly, Windows […]

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Maurice Kalinowski

Introduction to Windows RT Frameworks

Published Friday June 14th, 2013 | 8 Comments on Introduction to Windows RT Frameworks
Posted in desktop, Qt, Windows | Tags: , , , , ,

It happens seldomly, but a couple of weeks ago I had the chance to look at some parts of the Windows Runtime port again and now I have some time to write about the outcome. One of the tedious items when working on the port is that all applications have to be “pre-packaged” to be […]

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