April ’21 – monthly digest
froglogic going forward
For our KDAB News this month, we talked to Harri Porten, the CEO of long-time KDAB partner froglogic. We asked him how the recent acquisition of froglogic by The Qt Company (congratulations, Harry!) will affect froglogic’s customers going forward – ourselves included.
Discover Bottlenecks on QNX: how to speed up the process
by Sven Erdem
For many developers, QNX is the operating system of choice, when it comes to developing on embedded systems. However, the performance limits are exceeded quickly, especially if you’re working on low-end hardware.
Sven explains how you can speed up the investigation process of hits on performance limits on your QNX system visually, using our Python script.
Signal/Slot Connection Throttlers
by Giuseppe D’Angelo
The first of two blog posts by Giuseppe about KDToolBox, KDAB’s collection of miscellaneous useful C++ classes and stuff.
In this blog, he talks about ways to throttle your signal/slots connections — in other words, how to activate a slot less often than the emission rate of the signal it’s connected to.
Single-shot signal/slot connections
by Giuseppe D’Angelo
Sometimes it’s useful to establish a connection between a signal and a slot that should be activated only once. This is not how signal/slot connections normally behave.
How it got here, Where it’s going
With contributions from Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, Jon Kalb, Ivan Čukić and Jens Weller
The C++ programming language is considered by many to be the most powerful language on the planet. It is used for operating systems, web browsers, games, embedded software, autonomous cars, medical technology, and many other applications……..
We talked to a panel of C++ experts, evangelists, and devotees from both sides of the pond to understand a little more about C++ – its current position in the development community, its history, and its future.
More Qt Widgets and More
You can’t say we don’t keep ’em coming 🙂
Find the whole Qt Widgets series here…
Who Cares about Containers? Embedded developers do (or they should!)
We are very happy to introduce a mini-series about Containers, including a webinar, from our partner Toradex.
And finally, here’s, Torizon’s CTO Brandon Shibley taking a deep cross-industry look at Secure Updates on Embedded using Torizon’s containers.
Find all of them here…
Download KDAB’s whitepaper: Containers – Cloud tech comes to embedded
Qt Developer Conference
Berlin, September 28th – 30th
Yes, you read that right, too. KDAB is running a real live event in Berlin for Qt Developers and the Qt eco-system. We’ll have a Training Day and top class technical talks, just as you’d expect us to. Save the dates! We look forward to meeting you there… In person!
In case you wondered, the event will follow all safety recommendations and there’ll be online access to the presentations for those unable to attend.
Event News this May
Qt Desktop Days – postponed to September
Due to an overlap with other online events which hadn’t been announced when we launched this event, we decided to play Qt Desktop Days forward and incorporate it into our LIVE Qt Developer Conference on September 28 – 30. See the post above for more.
May 6th, Qt Day Italy
We’re glad to sponsor QtDay 2021 which this year offers a series of online Qt events across the year. The first free event is a webinar on May 6th: Qt/QML for Android Development. Find out more and register.
May 2nd – 7th, C++ Now
May 13th – May 15th, Linux App Summit
May 18 – 21, Qt Dev/DesDays
May 25 – 27, Microsoft Build