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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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Revelations

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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QThread’s no longer abstract

Published Thursday July 5th, 2007 | Comments Off on QThread’s no longer abstract
Posted in Aggregated, KDE, Qt, Threads

In a previous blog, I talked about wanting to make QThread::run() call QThread::exec() by default. I didn’t manage to get it in for 4.3, but I did make the change today for 4.4. Testing with every compiler I could get my hands on indicates that it’s a binary compatible change, so unless proven otherwise, this […]

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Qt/Vista webinar

Published Tuesday July 3rd, 2007 | 3 Comments on Qt/Vista webinar
Posted in News, Qt

Naren Karattup (our product manager) and I did a webinar two weeks back titled “Bringing C++ to Vista: Leveraging Your C++ Code-Base to Create Native Windows® Vista™ Applications”. If you missed it, you can now see it offline here. From the webcast link “We recommend the following operating systems: Windows XP SP2, and Mac OS […]

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Styling QSlider, QHeaderView

Published Friday June 29th, 2007 | Comments Off on Styling QSlider, QHeaderView
Posted in KDE, Qt

QSlider I have been avoiding QSlider for sometime now. Sliding the QSlider would have been straightforward if the code was correct :). You need this teeny weeny patch against 4.3 (If you are using a week old 4.3 snapshot, you are good). Comments inline. QSlider::groove:horizontal { border: 1px solid #999999; height: 8px; /* the groove […]

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Ghetto Trolls

Published Thursday June 28th, 2007 | Comments Off on Ghetto Trolls
Posted in Aggregated

I’m trying to get my presentations for Saturday’s Akademy conference ready, which is going really well. Let me rephrase – it’s not going well, but I tremendously enjoy pressure and cookies. The latter having, unfortunately nothing to do with any of this blog. I’ll be talking about graphics and linguistics and want to show some […]

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