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 […]
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A few days ago, a customer using our KD Soap library reported an interesting problem with it. The library worked perfectly to access the SOAP server, but there was some noticeable latency when doing a series of requests in short succession from the client. This latency should not have been there, as both the server […]
We have released KDSoap 1.9.1 As part of our commitment to cross-platform solutions, KDAB offers developers KD SOAP, a web service access package for Qt applications. KD Soap 1.9.1 This is a final release in this series, with just a few small changes to ensure continued support for those who want to keep using Qt4. […]
Full stack tracing is a tool that should be part of every software engineer’s toolkit. It’s the best way to investigate and solve certain classes of hard problems in optimization and debugging. Because of the power and capability it gives the developer, we’ll be writing a series of blogs about it: when to use it, […]
We are happy to let you know that the very first edition of Qt Desktop Days 2020 was a great success! Having pulled together the event at very short notice, we were delighted at the enthusiastic response from contributors and attendees alike. Over 500 registered attendees could enjoy five days of technical talks. The program shows […]
Qt Widgets for the Desktop – Online, 3 days March 2nd to 4th 2021, 9am to 4pm CST, with Jim Albamont What you’ll learn The course covers Qt fundamentals, objects and widgets, Qt Creator and Designer, then takes you under the hood to learn about core classes, custom dialogs, layout management, painting, event handling, as […]
The KDDockWidgets 1.0 release is now available! What is KDDockWidgets? KDDockWidgets is an advanced docking system for Qt, with features that are not available in QDockWidget. See our first blog post, for a quick introduction and the motivation for a new docking framework. What’s new in 1.0? We’ve come a long way since the initial […]
GammaRay 2.11.2 We have released version 2.11.2 of our Qt application introspection tool GammaRay, bringing support for Qt 5.15 and improved Qt Quick item picking. GammaRay is a software introspection tool for Qt applications developed by KDAB. Leveraging the QObject introspection mechanism it allows you to observe and manipulate your application at runtime. This works […]
Memory bugs are tricky. Leaks have a clear impact on performance, and quickly become hard to spot when heap allocated objects move too much. Memory access bugs, on the other hand, make your program crash right away, if you’re lucky. In less desirable cases, they may end up corrupting random objects on the heap, and […]
What is Akademy? Akademy is the yearly conference for the KDE community, which is a community devoted to creating free software for desktop and mobile. Typically, Akademy takes place in a different city each year. However, due to the pandemic, the conference was online this time around. September 4-11 marked the dates of Akademy 2020. […]