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Qt World Summit 2018 Boston ("Don't you wish your framework was Qt like me?")

This year’s North American stop on the Qt World Summit world tour was in Boston, held during the Red Sox’s World Series win. Most of us were glad to be flying home before celebration parades closed the streets! The Qt community has reason to celebrate too, as there’s an unprecedented level of adoption and support […]

Slaying Latency with Linux Kernel Tracepoints

Knowing what tools are at your disposal when looking to make a program faster or keep it operating smoothly is critical to your success as a programmer. We recently solved a performance problem using Linux Kernel Tracepoints so we thought we’d share the process with you so that you can see for yourself if this […]

“Unboxing” the Android Things Developer Preview

Android Things is Google’s answer to creating an environment for IoT devices. Take a slimmed down Android build, add some sensor-specific APIs, and provide it on a number of powerful pre-integrated micro-boards and you have a ready-made platform for building a host of upcoming IoT devices. Android Things can take advantage of many existing Android […]

Writing Code That Won’t Kill A Functional Safety Source Book

Functional Safety is the term used for systems designed to minimize risk to human health. But there’s a dilemma in today’s tech-driven world. We are more reliant than ever on software to control our planes, trains, cars, and boats, to operate our medical equipment, to process our food, to clean our water, and to power […]

Highlights from the 2016 Qt World Summit (or “Don’t treat me like an OBJECT, just because I’m Qt”)

Last week was the 2016 Qt World Summit, held at the wharf in downtown San Francisco, which attracted over 600 Qt developers, contributors, and enthusiasts from around the world. If you didn’t have the fortune to join us there, don’t worry—we’ve got a brief highlight reel for you. There were a number of keynotes covering […]

Physically Based Rendering (PBR) in 10 minutes A guide for Qt developers

If you happened to be at the NVIDIA GTC conference last week, you may have seen a Qt demo we developed showing a Dodge Viper in the Toradex booth. If that Viper looked especially cool, that’s partially because it was displayed using Physically Based Rendering (PBR). Alright… what exactly is PBR, and can I use it in my […]

Windows Dressing The Abbreviated Guide to Running Qt on Embedded Windows

Microsoft Windows has a long history of embedded operating systems going back to 1996, branded as Windows Embedded Compact, Windows Embedded CE, Windows CE, Windows Compact, Windows Phone, Windows Runtime, and an assortment of others. One of these fine platforms might even form the basis of your embedded product. Trouble is, with the shiny new […]

Nine Steps to Vulkan Literacy

No, this isn’t about Star Trek. If you’ve accidentally stumbled onto this blog to learn about the language of Spock’s homeland, try here instead. Vulkan (spelled with a “k”, not a “c”) is a powerful new 3D graphics API from the Khronos Group, the same consortium that developed its spiritual predecessor, OpenGL, and other related […]

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