A few months ago, we received a phone call from a bioinformatics group at a European university. The problem they were having appeared very simple. They wanted to know how to usemmap() to be able to load a large data set into RAM at once. OK I thought, no problem, I can handle that one. […]
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KDAB has released a new version of KDSoap. This is version 1.8.0 and comes more than one year since the last release (1.7.0). KDSoap is a tool for creating client applications for web services without the need for any further component such as a dedicated web server. KDSoap lets you interact with applications which have […]
This is a follow-up post to Qt on CMake Workshop Summary – Feb ’19 Intro From May 2nd to May 3rd another Qt on CMake workshop was hosted at the KDAB premises in Berlin, where interested stakeholders from both The Qt Company and KDAB gathered together to drive the CMake build system in Qt further. […]
Each month KDAB schedules me to maintain the Qt for Android port. Usually I review the pending patches or fix bugs, but on a quiet month I have time for new functionalities and improvements
Today’s complex applications can soak up megabytes, a memory management strategy is crucial for RAM intensive applications like image/video processing, massive databases, and machine learning.
KDAB has contributed QMacTouchBar to Qt, a widget in the QtMacExtras module, written by KDABian Christoph Schleifenbaum, which is already being used in some of KDAB’s own internal tools.
Intro Last Monday and Tuesday a few brave souls from both the Qt Company and KDAB gathered together in the KDAB Berlin office premises to work on the CMake build system for building Qt. There was Mikhail, Liang, Tobias, Kai, Simon (QtCompany) as well as Jean-Michaël, Albert, Volker and me (KDAB) sitting together in a […]
Clazy 1.5 is now available. This is a small release, mainly focused on bug fixing. Clazy is a clang compiler plugin which emits warnings related to Qt best practices. We’ll be showing Clazy at Embedded World, Nuremberg, Febr 26-28, where we are a main Qt partner. You can read more about it in our previous […]
Question: How do you cast a function pointer to a void*? (You’re trustworthy and wouldn’t dare to do anything evil with it, right?) Answer: Maybe your first thought was, well reinterpret_cast<void*>(&f) of course. That was mine, at least. Well, it turns out, C++ wants to support architectures, where data and instruction pointers are physically distinct […]
Enter the wonderful world of tools for which the announcement blog takes more time to write than the tool itself. qsslint is a small command-line utility for verifying the syntax of your Qt stylesheet files (*.qss). It’s much like KDAB’s previous linter contribution, qmllint. It simply returns 0 if the stylesheet is valid, and non-zero […]