Yes, folks. This year SIGGRAPH 2018 is in Canada and we’ll be there at the Qt booth, showing off our latest tooling and demos. These days, you’d be surprised where Qt is used under the hood, even by the biggest players in the 3D world! SIGGRAPH 2018 is a five-day immersion into the latest innovations […]
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Once more in Florence, QtDay Italy is almost upon us and we’ll be there. Giuseppe D’Angelo will be giving a talk on Gammaray, KDAB’s open source profiling and debugging tool. GammaRay is a “high-level debugger”, able to show the status of various Qt subsystems inside an application, with an easy to use interface (that does […]
The Qt model/view APIs are used throughout Qt — in Qt Widgets, in Qt Quick, as well as in other non-GUI code. As I tell my students when I deliver Qt trainings: mastering the usage of model/view classes and functions is mandatory knowledge, any non-trivial Qt application is going to be data-driven, with the data […]
QtDay is the yearly Italian conference about Qt and Qt-related technologies. Its 2018 edition (the seventh so far!) will be once more in the beautiful city of Florence, on May 23 and 24. And, once more, KDAB will be there. I am also glad to announce that my talk has also been accepted: I am […]
While I was working on a yet-to-be-announced super secret and cool Qt on Android project, I had to do a lot of debugging. This way I found that debugging Qt apps on Android using QtCreator was ok, but it had some issues, which was kinda frustrating. First issue was that I could not debug on […]
The 5.11 release of Qt 3D is mostly about speed and stability but it also introduces a number of new features. One of them is generalized ray casting which can be used to find objects intersecting a 3d ray. Object Picking Available since 5.6, QObjectPicker can be used to detect mouse interactions with an entity. […]
During the last couple of months KDAB engineers have been working on improving CUPS printing support for Linux in Qt. This work has been sponsored by the LiMux project, a big thank you to them for allowing us to spend time improving Qt :). We started in early December with a series of small commits […]
Declarative Widgets is a QML plugin that adds Qt Widgets support to QML. This means we can now easily mix the power of QML with the comfort of a Widgets UI on desktop. Background Declarative Widgets was born out of a breakfast discussion about how awesome it would be to use QML to describe […]
New releases of the C++ language maintain incredibly strong backwards compatibility, making it easy to keep older C++ code working properly as standards march forward. C++11, C++14, and C++17 have transformed the C++ language in ways that make it as programmer-friendly as more recent languages but with many essential benefits that continue to make it […]