We’ve just released version 1.8.2 of our developer tool, KD Reports. KD Reports generates printable and exportable reports from code and from XML descriptions. Reports may contain text paragraphs, tables, headlines, charts, headers and footers and more. Version 1.8.2 is planned to be the final release in the 1.8 series of KD Reports. KD Reports […]
The build system for Qt 6 is moving to CMake. Should you use it yourself? What are the benefits of CMake, and how can it help transform your build system? Here are the basic facts you need to know to take advantage of CMake for building Qt applications.
In the last blog post we saw an essential, C++ oriented, Visual Studio Code setup. That was enough to get going right away, but we can still definitely do more and better. Here I’ll show you how to get a complete setup for your qmake and CMake projects, all this while also wearing a Qt […]
KDAB’s Kevin Funk presented Using Modern CMake with Qt at Qt Virtual Tech Con last month. He reported that the Qt Company did a great job moderating the sessions at this event, and there was a lively Q&A at the end – Kevin had to pick from about 60 questions, so this is a hot […]
Did you miss the past Qt World Summit? Were you there, but you couldn’t attend that talk or two that you really wanted to see because the conference was so, so packed with awesome content? Fear no more! We are glad to announce that the talks at the past Qt World Summit 2019 in Berlin […]
Clazy is a Clang plugin which extends the compiler with over 50 warnings related to Qt best practices ranging from unneeded memory allocations to API misuse. It’s an opensource project spawned by KDAB’s R&D efforts for better C++ tooling. At KDAB, we have a pretty cool Continuous Integration infrastructure to take care of our customers’ […]
Clang-Tidy, part 2: Modernize your source code using C++11/C++14. The blog series introduces you to the clang-tidy utility and how to use it to automatically refactor C++ source code and integrate it with your build system.
This blog series will introduce the clang-tidy utility from the Clang/LLVM project and show how to use it to automatically refactor
CMake 3.0 was released last week with many major new features and new Qt integration for uic and rcc. A major change with this CMake release is the new documentation system based on reStructuredText and Sphinx. Sphinx has the ability to generate Qt Assistant files, so these are now easy to create reproducibly from the […]
Last week I attended the MeetingC++ conference with several colleagues. KDAB was a gold sponsor of the conference in Düsseldorf, and I delivered a talk about ‘Modern CMake’ with Qt and Boost. Content from my slides will be reflected in this post. As there will be no video recordings posted of the talk, the next best […]