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Web on canvas and Dashboard widgets

Published Sunday July 22nd, 2007 | Comments Off on Web on canvas and Dashboard widgets
Posted in Aggregated, Qt, WebKit

There are days when I do something quite interesting and in my mind I can almost see myself on a stage in tight, tight spandex pants, long hair, perm, cowboy boots yelling angrily “are you ready to roock?!”. People cheering, babies laughing, women throwing their bra’s on the stage. It’s poetic. Then I remember that […]

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Connecting Signals to QtScript Functions

Published Tuesday July 17th, 2007 | 3 Comments on Connecting Signals to QtScript Functions
Posted in Qt

As we all know, connecting to the signals of a QObject from QtScript code is trivial; for example bossButton.clicked.connect(function() { desktop.showFakeSpreadSheet(); employee.grin(); } ); However, what if you don’t intend to expose your QObject to script code? Let’s say you got this crazy idea, that you only intend for scripters to be able to code […]

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Lorn Potter

Qtopia Snapshots available

Published Monday July 16th, 2007 | 7 Comments on Qtopia Snapshots available
Posted in Greenphone, KDE, Qt, Qtopia

After a long dormancy, (the last qtopia snapshots available were from the 1.6 series), I am pleased to say that Qtopia snapshots have returned! They are available for the 4 series from here: As with Qtopia 4 series source code, these packages contain everything to compile Qtopia and all Trolltech’s tools needed for developing […]

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Published Saturday July 14th, 2007 | Comments Off on Scripter
Posted in Aggregated, Qt

Before boarding a flight I’m eagerly awaiting the security presentation that is about to ensue. I figure that these people spent their valuable time learning how to point to the ground, back, forward and to the side and someone needs to appreciate that effort. During my last flight I even went ahead and tried to […]

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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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Lorn Potter

meanwhile back at the ranch…

Published Monday July 9th, 2007 | 37 Comments on meanwhile back at the ranch…
Posted in Greenphone, KDE, Qt, Qtopia

While others are touting about their linux phone stuff as being “the future”, and “the first open source Linux phone”, Trolltech has the future and the worlds first open source Linux phone right now. Qtopia Greenphone! You can make phone calls, send SMS messages, AND easily add your own customized functionality, right now!. (they would […]

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Published Sunday July 8th, 2007 | Comments Off on Revelations
Posted in Aggregated

Like many other geeky people I’ve spent the last week in Scotland. The insane abundance of overgrown egos caused wrinkles at the very fabric of weather conditions in Glasgow and it rained the whole week. It happened to be my second birthday in a row that I’ve spent on a KDE hackfest. If things continue […]

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