Qt Quick 2

Eskil Abrahamsen Blomfeldt

Introducing the Distance Field Generator

Published Wednesday October 10th, 2018 | 15 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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Richard Moe Gustavsen

TableView

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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Eirik Aavitsland

Compressed Textures in Qt 5.11

Published Monday May 7th, 2018 | 8 Comments on Compressed Textures in Qt 5.11
Posted in Embedded, OpenGL, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Uncategorized | Tags: ,

As modern user interfaces become ever more graphics intensive, the demands on graphics memory to hold the textures increase. This is particularly relevant for embedded systems, where resources come at a higher premium, and can be a challenge for system performance. One of the key remedies for this is to reduce the memory requirements of the […]

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J-P Nurmi

Are you ready for Qt Quick Controls 2.3?

Published Thursday November 23rd, 2017 | 25 Comments on Are you ready for Qt Quick Controls 2.3?
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls, Styles, UI

This blog post takes a brief look at some of the new features in Qt Quick Controls 2.3 released as part of Qt 5.10. See also New Features in Qt 5.10 for a more detailed list. New styles We are introducing two new styles: Fusion and Imagine. The Fusion style looks familiar to those who […]

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Mitch Curtis

Qt Quick Controls 2: Imagine Style

Published Thursday November 23rd, 2017 | 7 Comments on Qt Quick Controls 2: Imagine Style
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Design, Dev Loop, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls, Styles, UI

Back in April we wrote about image-based styling for Qt Quick Controls 2. Since then, we have made good progress and nailed down some aspects that were still under consideration. We call the new style “Imagine”. The style works by scanning a directory of images and applying those images to the controls. For example, when a Button […]

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Stefan Larndorfer

QML vs. HTML5

Published Friday July 28th, 2017 | 16 Comments on QML vs. HTML5
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, C++, cross-platform, Declarative UI, Design, effectiveness, efficiency, Embedded, Embedded World, framework, Guest Blog, HTML vs Qt, Internet of Things, OpenGL, Performance, QML 을 시작합시다., Qt, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Qt Quick Controls, UI

Guest post by Stefan Larndorfer at sequality Mobile devices have set the standard in terms of responsiveness and user-friendliness for HMIs across industries. Manufacturers of cars, medical equipment, industrial automation systems and consumer electronics now want to replicate this great user experience for their embedded devices. To find out which technology strategy we should select we […]

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Jesús Fernández

Qt WebGL Streaming merged

Published Friday July 7th, 2017 | 54 Comments on Qt WebGL Streaming merged
Posted in Dev Loop, OpenGL, QPA, Qt, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls | Tags: , , ,

Some time ago I published a couple of blog posts talking about Qt WebGL Streaming plugin. The time has come, and the plugin is finally merged into the Qt repository. In the meantime, I worked on stabilization, performance and reducing the calls sent over the network. It also changed a bit in the way the […]

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Thomas Hartmann

Qt Quick Designer in Qt Creator 4.3

Published Wednesday May 24th, 2017 | 1 Comment on Qt Quick Designer in Qt Creator 4.3
Posted in Declarative UI, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Qt Quick Controls, QtCreator, Styles | Tags: , , ,

For Qt Creator 4.3 we added many new features to the Qt Quick Designer. Integrated text editor The most obvious addition is an integrated text editor in the Design mode that also allows editing the QML code side by side with the form editor as a preview. Besides being able to edit QML code while […]

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Alex Blasche

Qt QML Performance improvements in Qt 5.8.0

Published Wednesday March 8th, 2017 | 9 Comments on Qt QML Performance improvements in Qt 5.8.0
Posted in Performance, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls

Qt 5.8 benefited from significant performance efforts in Qt QML.  Some of us spent our entire time figuring out why things are slow and what could be done. This is a continued effort that pretty much started with the first Qt QML release and I don’t think will ever stop.  After a bit of deliberation […]

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Jesús Fernández

Qt Quick WebGL Streaming

Published Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 | 61 Comments on Qt Quick WebGL Streaming
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Quick 2, WebGL

WebGL Streaming is optimized for Qt Quick and allows you to run remote Qt Quick applications in a browser. I’m working on a platform plugin to run remote applications in your browser, using OpenGL command streaming. When the remote application runs using this new platform plugin, the application will create a lightweight web server. When […]

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