The Chirp Of a Great Framework

Published Tuesday June 16th, 2009 | 7 Comments on The Chirp Of a Great Framework
Posted in Graphics Dojo, Patternist, Qt, WebKit

While planning for Developer Days 2008 I tried to wring something interesting out of my technically starved brain to show off to the crowds of hackers attending. At the time I had just noticed Twitter, a service that seemed to promise the value of Facebook without all the junk – seeing status updates from my […]

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Qt Jambi 4.4.0 Released!

Published Tuesday June 10th, 2008 | 2 Comments on Qt Jambi 4.4.0 Released!
Posted in Graphics View, Patternist, Qt, Qt Concurrent, Qt Jambi, Uncategorized, WebKit

So the time is finally here. Qt 4.4.0 was released a few weeks ago and as promised Qt Jambi is right behind. A lot of effort has gone into this one, in addition to supporting all the new Qt features, like Phonon, Webkit, Widgets in Graphics View, XQuery and Qt Concurrent, we also have a […]

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Query Your Toaster

Published Thursday November 15th, 2007 | Comments Off on Query Your Toaster
Posted in Aggregated, Patternist, Qt

People have asked for Qt’s XQuery & XPath support to not be locked to a particular tree backend such as QDom, but to be able to work on arbitrary backends. Any decent implementation(such as XQilla or Saxon) provide that nowadays in someway or another, but I’d say Patternist’s approach is novice, with its own share […]

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Integrating Compiler Messages

Published Tuesday October 23rd, 2007 | Comments Off on Integrating Compiler Messages
Posted in Aggregated, Patternist, Qt

Attention to details is ok, but compiler messages has historically not received it. Here’s an example of GCC’s output: qt/src/xml/query/expr/qcastingplatform.cpp: In member function ‘bool CastingPlatform::prepareCasting(): qt/src/xml/query/expr/qcastas.cpp:117: instantiated from here qt/src/xml/query/expr/qcastingplatform.cpp:85: error: no matching function for call to ‘locateCaster(int)’ qt/src/xml/query/expr/qcastingplatform.cpp:93: note: candidates are: locateCaster(const bool&) Typically compiler messages have been subject to crude printf approaches and […]

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XPath & XQuery in Qt

Published Tuesday September 18th, 2007 | Comments Off on XPath & XQuery in Qt
Posted in Aggregated, Patternist, Qt

The Qt snapshots now includes support for XPath 2.0 and XQuery 1.0. Being part of the XML library, the idea is that Qt 4.4 will ship with a C++ API for running and evaluating such queries. On the side too, is a command line tool called patternist, for quickly testing queries, scripting and old-school web […]

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