In my previous blog, I talked about what characteristics made a good app for Qt in the Android environment. I’ll paraphrase an insightful response from Artem Marchenko — my blog post is really talking only about standalone apps, and not Android integrated ones. That’s correct–my blog focused on “easy wins” – areas where you could bring the […]
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Introduction At Qt developer Days in Berlin 2013 I had an Aha! moment. I saw a presentation written in QML rather than the usual Powerpoint/LibreOffice/Keynote. It wasn’t that I did not imagine this was possible, rather the contrary, after all in KDAB we have more than 3000 slides on Qt-related topics, all written in …. […]
The power of Qt running on the ubiquity of Android is a potent combination that can be used to great effect in a number of different applications. But are there certain apps that really shine when they’re built using this dynamic duo? Before I go any further, let me introduce myself. My name is Andy […]
erratum 2014-04-13: Updated Bundle Qt libs pros and cons. Update2: Here you can read also the Chinese version, thanks goes to Foruok After we’ve learned how to set up the development environment and how to use Qt on Android, it’s time to move forward and in this article we are going to learn about different […]
In the last few weeks I’ve been working on a prose description of how the type-erased container iteration with QVariant works. The existence of the feature and how it can be used was described in my presentation at DevDays 2013. The slides are available here. The video is not available currently, but will be published […]
Urbi et Orbi A new year just started a few weeks ago, but Qt on Android doesn’t have time to rest :). The secret meeting At the beginning of the year I attended a very important workshop in Oslo. For two full days KDAB (me) and Digia (Oslo office folks) secretly discussed the future of […]
Update: Here you can read also the Chinese version, thanks goes to Foruok Use Qt on Android After we learned how to setup the development environment, we’ll move forward in this article and learn how to use Qt Creator 3.0 (the one that comes with Qt 5.2 SDK) to create, run, debug and setup Qt […]
The guys at QNX have been doing such great stuff with the QNX Concept Car, we wanted to draw our reader’s attention to the fact that, “under the hood” and so not publicized, the awesome entertainment system and the instrument cluster in the Mercedes are done with Qt 5 (QML2 to be precise) on top of […]
Qt 5.2 has just been released! Coming only five months after 5.1, the new release brings in a huge number of new features, as well as many bug fixes. For the first time ever, Qt is officially supported on two major mobile platforms: Android and iOS. KDAB contributed over 300 commits to Qt 5.2, both […]
In my first article that I wrote about Qt on Android I gave you a small introduction on how the port began and where is it now. I wrote about the fact that in November 2012 I contributed the port to Qt project, but I intentionally omitted one very important thing to tell you. Before […]