Building and testing on multiple platforms – introducing minicoin

Published Tuesday June 4th, 2019 | 8 Comments on Building and testing on multiple platforms – introducing minicoin
Posted in Build system, C++, CI, Compilers, cross-platform, Dev Loop, Test | Tags:

When working on Qt, we need to write code that builds and runs on multiple platforms, with various compiler versions and platform SDKs, all the time. Building code, running tests, reproducing reported bugs, or testing packages is at best cumbersome and time consuming without easy access to the various machines locally. Keeping actual hardware around is […]

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Allan Sandfeld Jensen

Testing Qt on Emulated Architectures Using QEMU User Mode

Published Friday November 9th, 2018 | Comments Off on Testing Qt on Emulated Architectures Using QEMU User Mode
Posted in Compilers, Debugging, Dev Loop, Embedded | Tags: , ,

Have you ever wanted to test if your application works on ARM, but don’t want to make an image and launch a real device, or wanted to test an architecture you don’t even have hardware for? I have been following a set of instructions I have gathered from various online sources, and have been teaching others […]

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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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Frederik Gladhorn

Coin – Continuous Integration for Qt

Published Monday August 8th, 2016 | 6 Comments on Coin – Continuous Integration for Qt
Posted in Background, integration, Qt, Releases | Tags: , , , , , ,

Testing is important for every software product, and Qt is no different. It is quite intriguing how much work goes into testing to ensure that a Qt release is the very best. Although I’m not directly involved with getting the release into your hand, I’ve lately learned a lot about the infrastructure (Continuous Integration or COIN) used by […]

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Tero Kojo

Ableton Push – Qt in music making

Published Tuesday December 15th, 2015 | 5 Comments on Ableton Push – Qt in music making
Posted in Community, Dev Loop | Tags: , , ,

Berlin-based music company Ableton recently released the new Push, a digital instrument to create and perform music. It is a really impressive tool, take a look: As the Push UI is built with Qt, we had a chance to ask Stephen Kelly, Benjamin Jefferys and Nikolai Wuttke – developers at Ableton – about how it was […]

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Planning Qt Contributors Summit

Published Wednesday April 25th, 2012 | 1 Comment on Planning Qt Contributors Summit
Posted in Community, Events, Qt Project | Tags: , , , ,

The second edition of the Qt Contributors Summit is warming up. Venue and dates are secured: June 21-23 in Berlin. Some sponsors have already stepped in and more will come. The schedule is being discussed as we speak but in any case it’s all about technical sessions based on status sharing, planning and discussion. It’s […]

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Call for Qt on Raspberry Pi Mentors

Published Friday December 2nd, 2011 | Comments Off on Call for Qt on Raspberry Pi Mentors
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We are impressed by the speed, depth and breath of the response to our call for Qt 5 on Raspberry Pi projects. We have more than 400 candidates for the 400 boards we expect to have as soon as the Raspberry Pi Foundation is ready! The list is growing, and if you have an idea in mind we still […]

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Pico Brothers to talk Qt mobile success this afternoon

Published Thursday March 31st, 2011 | 10 Comments on Pico Brothers to talk Qt mobile success this afternoon
Posted in Qt in use | Tags: , ,

This week, the developers at Pico Brothers reached the impressive milestone of 20 million downloads in Ovi Store. Led by Niklas Karlström, Kristian Engsjö and their dog Viggo, Pico Brothers have created more than 65 apps that are available in Nokia’s Ovi Store, from entertainment and utilities to sports. We’ve been excited to see their […]

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Qt Creator build service plug-in

Published Friday January 21st, 2011 | 6 Comments on Qt Creator build service plug-in
Posted in Community, Qt in use | Tags: , , ,

Since Qt is cross platform, targeting several platforms with your application should be fairly easy. However, from a practical perspective it can be fairly inconvenient if you want to distribute installable packages for multiple Linux distributions like Debian, Fedora and openSUSE. It can be quite time consuming to maintain distro-specific packages for five or six […]

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