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Miguel Costa

Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.3.1 Released

Published Monday January 21st, 2019 | 39 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.3.1 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases, Visual Studio, Windows

The Qt VS Tools version 2.3.1 has now been released to the Visual Studio Marketplace. Important changes include: Debug QML programs in the Visual Studio IDE (introduced in the development release v2.3.0) Ahead-of-time compilation of QML files using the Qt Quick Compiler (introduced in the development release v2.3.0) Support for Visual Studio 2019 Fixes for […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.3.0 Released

Published Wednesday November 28th, 2018 | 20 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.3.0 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases, Visual Studio, Windows

A new development release of the Qt VS Tools, version 2.3.0, is now available to download in the the Qt download page. Important changes include: Debug QML programs in the Visual Studio IDE Ahead-of-time compilation of QML files using the Qt Quick Compiler For details of what is included in this version, please refer to […]

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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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Miguel Costa

Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.2.0 Released

Published Monday February 26th, 2018 | 28 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.2.0 Released
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt, Releases, Visual Studio, Windows

We have released the Qt VS Tools version 2.2.0. Important changes include: New approach to integration with VS, based on MSBuild Optimized performance Parallel execution of moc, rcc and uic Support for Universal Windows projects For details of what is included in this version, please refer to the change log. The installation package is available […]

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André de la Rocha

Qt 5.11 Brings New Accessibility Backend on Windows

Published Tuesday February 20th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt 5.11 Brings New Accessibility Backend on Windows
Posted in Accessibility, Announcements, desktop, Dev Loop, Qt, Releases, UI, Uncategorized, Windows

Accessibility technology encompasses assistive tools such as screen readers, magnifiers and braille displays, as well as APIs and frameworks that allow applications to expose elements of their UI to such tools. While some UI widgets provided by the operating system may already be prepared to provide content and metadata to assistive tools, Qt renders UI […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance

Published Friday February 16th, 2018 | 6 Comments on Qt in Visual Studio: Improving Performance
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Visual Studio, Windows

In the last post, we discussed a new approach to design time and build time integration of external tools in Visual Studio using MSBuild rules and targets. This will be included in the upcoming release of version 2.2 of the Qt VS Tools. In this post, we will discuss the performance improvements that are also […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt in Visual Studio: A New Approach Based on MSBuild

Published Wednesday January 24th, 2018 | 23 Comments on Qt in Visual Studio: A New Approach Based on MSBuild
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Random, Visual Studio, Windows

As mentioned in a previous post, we have been working on a new official release of the Qt Visual Studio Tools. Ahead of this release, we would like to present some key changes and what impact they will have in usability and performance. In this post, we describe a new approach to the integration of […]

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Miguel Costa

Qt Visual Studio Tools Version 2.1.2 Beta

Published Thursday August 3rd, 2017 | 5 Comments on Qt Visual Studio Tools Version 2.1.2 Beta
Posted in Dev Loop, integration, Labs, Qt, Random, Releases, upgrading, Visual Studio, Windows

After some time working on the integration with Visual Studio 2017, we would now like to make the current status of this work in progress available to users of VS 2017. We have released a new beta of the Qt Visual Studio Tools, corresponding to version 2.1.2. It is available in the Visual Studio Marketplace […]

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Laszlo Agocs

Vulkan Support in Qt 5.10 – Part 2

Published Friday June 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on Vulkan Support in Qt 5.10 – Part 2
Posted in Android, Dev Loop, Graphics, OpenGL, QPA, Vulkan, Windows

In the previous instalment we looked at the background for Qt 5.10’s upcoming Vulkan support. Let’s now start digging out into the details. Obtaining a Vulkan-Enabled Qt Build When building Qt from sources on Windows, Linux or Android, Vulkan support is enabled automatically whenever a Vulkan header is detected in the build environment. Windows is […]

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