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Introduction to Debugging & Profiling for Qt development Get up-to-speed with the latest Qt debugging and performance tools

Get up-to-speed with the latest Qt debugging and performance tools

This training gives an introduction to various tools which help developers and testers in finding bugs and performance issues.

The tools presented cover a wide range of problems, from general purpose debugging and CPU profiling to Qt specific high-level analyzers. Often, it is relatively simple to run a tool, but interpreting the results, or even just using some of the more advanced tools, requires deep technical knowledge.

Introduction to Debugging & Profiling for Qt development – Training Course Contents:

We offer this training in two flavors: One with a focus on tooling available to developers working with Microsoft Windows on the desktop. The other focuses on what a developer should know for being efficient on both desktop as well as embedded Linux.

The following tools will be covered:

Debugging on Windows:

  • general purpose debuggers: Visual Studio, CDB
  • memory error detectors: Application Verifier, AddressSanitizers
  • thread error detectors: ThreadSanitizer
  • tracing: Dependency Walker, Process Monitor, API Monitor
  • various Qt-builtin features
  • GammaRay to investigate internals of Qt applications
  • OpenGL: apitrace

Profiling on Windows:

  • CPU: Intel VTune Amplifier XE, Visual Studio, Windows Performance Analyzer
  • heap memory: Visual Studio, Windows Performance Analyzer
  • QML: QML profiler
  • OpenGL: apitrace, NVidia nSight

Debugging on Linux:

  • general purpose debuggers: GDB
  • memory error detectors: valgrind’s memcheck, AddressSanitizers
  • thread error detectors: ThreadSanitizer
  • tracing: ldd, strace
  • various Qt-builtin features
  • GammaRay to investigate internals of Qt applications
  • OpenGL: apitrace

Profiling on Linux:

  • CPU: valgrind’s callgrind, Linux perf, Intel VTune Amplifier XE
  • heap memory: valgrind’s massif, heaptrack
  • QML: QML profiler
  • OpenGL: apitrace

Testing on Windows and Linux:

  • Qt TestLib: unit tests and benchmarks
  • static code analysis: clang analyzer, Coverity
  • code coverage: gcov

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Why learn about Debugging and Profiling?

The time spent writing code is often dwarfed by the time required to find bugs and improve performance. This training makes your development workflow more efficient: You will learn what tool to use in which situation, how to set it up and run it on an application. And, finally, you will learn how to analyze and interpret the results obtained from the various tools.

Course information:

Target Audience: Developers who want to find and fix problems
Prerequisite: Knowing the basics of C++, Qt and QML
Duration: 3 days
Sign up: Register below. For on-site training please contact us at training@kdab.com

 

Forthcoming courses in:

FromDaysLocationCourseLanguagePriceStatusRegister
2017-06-27 3 Berlin, Germany Programming with Qt Widgets for the Desktop English  € 999.00 Confirmed
2017-07-02 3 Seoul, South Korea Programming with Qt3D English  € 1500.00
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2017-07-10 3 Berlin, Germany User Centered Development and Usability English  € 900.00
2017-08-01 3 Novi, MI, USA Profiling and Debugging for Linux English  $ 3000.00
2017-08-08 3 Beijing, China Programming with Qt/QML for Embedded English  € 999.00
2017-08-08 3 Novi, MI, USA Profiling and Debugging for Windows English  $ 3000.00
2017-08-22 3 Beijing, China Programming with Qt3D English  € 1500.00
2017-08-22 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Programming with Qt3D English  $ 1700.00
2017-08-22 3 Novi, MI, USA Qt Automotive Suite English  $ 2500.00
2017-08-29 3 Berlin, Germany Programming with Qt/QML English  € 999.00
2017-08-29 3 Berlin, Germany Programming with Qt/QML German  € 999.00
2017-08-29 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Programming with Qt/QML English  $ 1900.00
2017-08-29 3 Boston, MA, USA C++: Introduction English  $ 1900.00
2017-08-29 3 Seoul, South Korea Programming with Qt/QML English  € 999.00
2017-09-05 3 Berlin, Germany Qt Automotive Suite English  € 1500.00
2017-09-05 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern OpenGL: Introduction English  € 1500.00
2017-09-05 3 Beijing, China Qt for Automotive Development English  € 1500.00
2017-09-12 3 Berlin, Germany Profiling and Debugging for Linux English  € 2000.00
2017-09-12 3 Berlin, Germany Profiling and Debugging for Windows English  € 2000.00
2017-09-12 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Programming with Qt3D English  € 1500.00
2017-09-12 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Programming with Qt/QML for Embedded English  $ 1900.00
2017-09-12 3 Boston, MA, USA What's New in C++11/14? English  $ 2500.00
2017-09-12 3 Milan, Italy Programming with Qt/QML for Embedded Italian  € 999.00
2017-09-19 3 Berlin, Germany What's New in C++11/14? English  € 1500.00
2017-09-19 3 Munich, Germany Qt Automotive Suite English  € 1500.00
2017-09-19 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Programming with Qt/QML English  € 999.00
2017-09-19 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Advanced QML English  $ 2500.00
2017-09-19 3 Novi, MI, USA Qt for Automotive Development English  $ 2500.00
2017-09-19 3 Beijing, China Profiling and Debugging for Linux English  € 2000.00
2017-09-26 3 Berlin, Germany Advanced QML English  € 1500.00
2017-09-26 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Modern OpenGL: Advanced Pipeline & Performance English  € 2000.00
2017-10-03 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Programming with Qt Widgets for the Desktop English  € 999.00
2017-10-03 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Programming with Qt/QML English  $ 1900.00
2017-10-03 3 Novi, MI, USA Profiling and Debugging for Linux English  $ 3000.00
2017-10-10 3 Paris, France Les nouveautés du C++11/C++14 French  € 1500.00
2017-10-17 3 Berlin, Germany Programming with Qt/QML English  € 999.00
2017-10-17 3 Munich, Germany Qt for Automotive Development English  € 1500.00
2017-10-17 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom C++: Introduction English  € 999.00
2017-10-17 3 London, United Kingdom C++: Introduction English  € 999.00
2017-10-17 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Programming with Qt/QML for Embedded English  $ 1900.00
2017-10-17 3 Seoul, South Korea Profiling and Debugging for Linux English  € 2000.00
2017-10-17 3 Novi, MI, USA Qt Automotive Suite English  $ 2500.00
2017-10-24 3 Berlin, Germany Modern OpenGL: Introduction English  € 1500.00
2017-10-24 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Advanced QML English  € 1500.00
2017-10-24 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Advanced QML English  $ 2500.00
2017-10-24 3 Chicago, IL, USA Programming with Qt Widgets for the Desktop English  $ 1900.00
2017-10-24 3 Seoul, South Korea Programming with Qt/QML for Embedded English  € 999.00
2017-10-24 3 Novi, MI, USA Qt for Automotive Development English  $ 2500.00
2017-10-31 3 San Mateo, CA, USA C++: Introduction English  $ 1900.00
2017-10-31 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Programming with Qt3D English  € 1500.00
2017-10-31 3 Novi, MI, USA Profiling and Debugging for Windows English  $ 3000.00
2017-11-14 3 Berlin, Germany Qt Automotive Suite English  € 1500.00
2017-11-14 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Programming with Qt/QML English  € 999.00
2017-11-14 3 San Mateo, CA, USA What's New in C++11/14? English  $ 2500.00
2017-11-14 3 Seoul, South Korea Programming with Qt3D English  € 1500.00
2017-11-21 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom What's New in C++11/14? English  € 1500.00
2017-11-21 3 London, United Kingdom What's New in C++11/14? English  € 1500.00
2017-11-28 3 Berlin, Germany Modern OpenGL: Advanced Rendering & Effects English  € 2000.00
2017-11-28 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Qt for Automotive Development English  $ 2500.00
2017-12-05 3 Berlin, Germany Profiling and Debugging for Linux English  € 2000.00
2017-12-05 3 Macclesfield, United Kingdom Programming with Qt/QML for Embedded English  € 999.00
2017-12-05 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Modern OpenGL: Introduction English  $ 2500.00
2017-12-05 3 Seoul, South Korea Qt for Automotive Development English  € 1500.00
2017-12-05 3 Lyon, France Programmation Qt QML French  € 999.00
2017-12-12 3 Berlin, Germany Profiling and Debugging for Windows English  € 2000.00
2017-12-12 3 San Mateo, CA, USA Modern OpenGL: Advanced Rendering & Effects English  $ 3000.00
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