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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Introducing the Distance Field Generator

Published Wednesday October 10th, 2018 | 18 Comments on Introducing the Distance Field Generator
Posted in Dev Loop, Graphics, OpenGL, Performance, Qt Quick 2, Text and font handling

At least from the perspective of rendering, text is often the most complex part of a traditional two-dimensional user interface. In such an interface, the two main components are rectangular images and text. The rectangular images are often quite static, and can be represented by two triangles and four indexes into a texture atlas that […]

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Miguel Costa

QML Debugging in Visual Studio

Published Monday October 8th, 2018 | 8 Comments on QML Debugging in Visual Studio
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Visual Studio, Windows

The next release of the Qt Visual Studio Tools, v2.3.0, will allow debugging of QML applications in Visual Studio. It will be possible to set breakpoints in QML files and step through the execution of QML code. While in break mode, it will be possible to watch variables and change their values, as well as […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Qt 5.11.2 Released

Published Thursday September 20th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt 5.11.2 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases

Qt 5.11.2 is released today. As a patch release it does not add any new functionality, but provides important bug fixes, security updates and other improvements. Compared to Qt 5.11.1, the Qt 5.11.2 release provides fixes for more than 250 bugs and it contains around 800 changes in total. For details of the most important changes, please check the […]

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Mats Honkamaa

Qt 3D Studio 2.1 Beta 1 released

Published Monday September 10th, 2018 | 4 Comments on Qt 3D Studio 2.1 Beta 1 released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt 3D, Qt 3D Studio

We are happy to announce the release of Qt 3D Studio 2.1 Beta 1. It is available via the online installer. Here’s a quick summary of the new features and functions in 2.1. For detailed information about the Qt 3D Studio, visit the online documentation page. Data Input For data inputs, we are introducing a new […]

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Richard Moe Gustavsen


Published Wednesday August 29th, 2018 | 35 Comments on TableView
Posted in Dev Loop, Itemviews, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls

I’m happy to announce that in Qt 5.12, a new TableView item will be available in the QtQuick module. TableView is similar to the existing ListView, but with additional support for showing multiple columns. Like with ListView, you can assign data models of any kind to TableView, like ListModels or plain Javascript arrays. But to […]

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Christian Kandeler

qbs 1.12 released

Published Thursday July 19th, 2018 | 12 Comments on qbs 1.12 released
Posted in Announcements, Build system, cross-platform, Dev Loop, Releases

We are happy to announce version 1.12.0 of the Qbs build tool. What’s new? Generating Interfaces for Qbs and pkg-config When distributing software components such as libraries, you’d like to make it as simple as possible for other projects to make use of them. To this end, we have added two new modules: The Exporter.qbs […]

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Profiling memory usage on Linux with Qt Creator 4.7

Published Friday July 13th, 2018 | 9 Comments on Profiling memory usage on Linux with Qt Creator 4.7
Posted in Dev Loop, Embedded, Performance, QtCreator | Tags: , , ,

The Performance Analyzer You may have heard about the Performance Analyzer (called “CPU Usage Analyzer” in Qt Creator 4.6 and earlier). It is all about profiling applications using the excellent “perf” tool on Linux. You can use it locally on a Linux-based desktop system or on various embedded devices. perf can record a variety of […]

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Laszlo Agocs

What’s in a Qt 3D Studio Scene?

Published Wednesday June 27th, 2018 | Comments Off on What’s in a Qt 3D Studio Scene?
Posted in Dev Loop, Graphics, OpenGL, Qt 3D, Qt 3D Studio

Now that Qt 3D Studio 2.0 has been released, let’s look at what some of the new features enable. In particular, we will visit the so-called in-scene debug and profile views, as these handy, built-in (both to the viewer launched from the editor and, if the developer decides so, to applications) views allow answering questions […]

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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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