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 […]
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. My slides are available here and the sequence of them is reflected in this post. As there will be no video recordings posted […]
CMake is a buildsystem generator developed in the open, and widely used for Qt based development. Especially when creating large or complex software, CMake can be more suitable to use than QMake. KDE was even the tipping point for the popularity of CMake in general, and with Qt 4 in particular, according to Bill Hoffman. […]