Qt Jambi

Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

There and back again

Published Wednesday July 11th, 2007 | Comments Off on There and back again
Posted in Qt Jambi

A common question I get when I’m doing talks on Qt Jambi is how well it plays with other toolkits, specifically Swing and AWT. There’s a lot of code out there written in either or both, and people who want to port their projects to Jambi or build new components on top of existing legacy […]

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Qt Jambi a door opener

Published Friday June 8th, 2007 | 2 Comments on Qt Jambi a door opener
Posted in Qt, Qt Jambi

Qt Jambi is a new product that will let Java programmer harvest the power of Qt. Now it turns out that it’s not only Java addicts that should get excited. There are a bunch of languages that compiles to byte code, and are using the existing JVM as it’s runtime. I set out to investigate […]

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Qt Jambi 4.3.0_01 Released!

Published Wednesday June 6th, 2007 | Comments Off on Qt Jambi 4.3.0_01 Released!
Posted in KDE, Qt, Qt Jambi

So the day has finally come… Whoohoo!! Qt Jambi has been released in its final version, named 4.3.0_01. We decided on calling it 4.3.0 after Qt 4.3.0 since thats the Qt version the API matches and 01 for the jambi release of against Qt 4.3. Some of the major new things is that the API […]

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QTreeModel

Published Tuesday March 13th, 2007 | 2 Comments on QTreeModel
Posted in Itemviews, Qt Jambi

Qt has a pretty nice architecture for doing MVC (Model/View/Controller) and being in the Qt Jambi team we wanted make Qt Jambi have access to all this. Unfortunatly we rather quickly ran into 2 big issues: Performance. The Qt itemviews framework is heavily based on the QModelIndex class which is a light-weight object that is […]

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Linux Tag 2007 – we’ll be there

Published Wednesday March 7th, 2007 | Comments Off on Linux Tag 2007 – we’ll be there
Posted in Qt, Qt Jambi, Qtopia

In case you are still undecided whether or not you should visit the Linux Tag 2007, from May 30 to June 2, 2007 we’ll have a small booth there, too. It will be staffed by Trolltech engineers from Berlin and Munich. To me that’s good news. LinuxTag was always the best Linux show out there, […]

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Debugging JNI-based applications on Windows

Published Tuesday February 27th, 2007 | Comments Off on Debugging JNI-based applications on Windows
Posted in Qt Jambi

One of the most annoying things about developing Qt Jambi has so far been the Java Virtual Machine’s tendency to intercept exceptions in the native code, thus disabling any mechanism installed in the OS serving to handle these. Instead of your application crashing violently, it outputs a message to the console apologizing intently that such […]

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Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Qt Jambi TP3 released and developer contest announced

Published Thursday October 26th, 2006 | Comments Off on Qt Jambi TP3 released and developer contest announced
Posted in KDE, Qt, Qt Jambi

Today, we released the third and final tech preview of Qt Jambi. At the same time, Trolltech announced a contest for Qt Jambi developers, so if you’re interested in getting some loot, go download the new package, make something awesome and send it to us. About the release, though, I’m especially excited about this one, […]

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