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  • Qt on Microcontrollers (MCU)

    Qt on Microcontrollers (MCU)

    People often ask us about if it’s possible to use Qt for software development on microcontrollers (MCU), and if Qt can run without an operating system (“bare metal”). Today we will answer these...

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  • QtKNX updates for 5.11

    QtKNX updates for 5.11

    It has been a while since our last KNX development blog post, so we would like to give you a quick glance into some of the updates in QtKNX that are coming with the 5.11 release. API improvements...

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  • Get Started with Qt 3D Studio 2.0 beta 1

    Get Started with Qt 3D Studio 2.0 beta 1

    Now that the beta 1 release of Qt 3D Studio 2.0 is out, let’s go through the steps involved in trying it out for real. Pre-built runtime binaries As outlined in last year’s post, the runtime...

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  • Qt 3D Studio 2.0 Beta Available

    Qt 3D Studio 2.0 Beta Available

    We are getting close to releasing the Qt 3D Studio 2.0 and the first Beta is released today. First beta packages are now available through the Qt online installer & Qt download. Let’s have a quick...

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  • Optimizing Device Communication with Qt MQTT

    Optimizing Device Communication with Qt MQTT

    Qt for Automation has been launched in conjunction with Qt 5.10 as an AddOn to Qt for Application Development or Qt for Device Creation. One module in that offering is our client-side solution for...

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  • Code contributions via bug reports and forum posts

    Code contributions via bug reports and forum posts

    Contribution of source code is now allowed via Qt systems such as bug reports and forums. Traditionally all source code contributions to the Qt Project are governed via Contribution License...

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  • OPC UA support in Qt 5.11

    OPC UA support in Qt 5.11

    OPC UA is a central element of the Industry 4.0 story providing seamless communication between IT and industrial production systems. basysKom has initiated Qt OPC UA in 2015 with the goal of...

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  • Calling all contributors!

    Calling all contributors!

    One month to go till Qt Contributors’ Summit in Oslo! The dates are June 11-12. If you haven’t yet, now is the time to register! There will be two intense days of discussions and work on the...

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  • Generating Third-Party Attribution Documents

    Generating Third-Party Attribution Documents

    In this post, I’ll show you how to use the qtattributionsscanner tool and Python to generate an attribution document for third-party code in Qt. Qt and Third-Party Code Qt is available under both...

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  • QML and Qt for Python interaction

    QML and Qt for Python interaction

    Besides QtWidgets for desktop applications, Qt has another UI technology, QML. Today, I would like to show how QML interacts with Qt for Python, roughly based on the tutorial example...

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  • Qt for Automation Blog Series

    Qt for Automation Blog Series

    Greetings! It’s not a big secret that both the industrial and infrastructure sectors will be far more automated in the future. The main trends that drive this movement are the ubiquitous Digital...

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  • Compressed Textures in Qt 5.11

    Compressed Textures in Qt 5.11

    As modern user interfaces become ever more graphics intensive, the demands on graphics memory to hold the textures increase. This is particularly relevant for embedded systems, where resources...

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  • Hello Qt for Python

    Hello Qt for Python

    The first Qt for Python technology preview release is almost here, and for this reason we want to give a brief example on how it will open the doors to the Python world. Let’s build a simple...

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  • Scaling Down to Low-End Hardware with Qt Professional Services

    Scaling Down to Low-End Hardware with Qt Professional Services

    How low do you want to go? Our fantastic guys at R&D have brought Qt over to the microcontroller units (MCUs). Make sure to check our proof-of-concept. The results look promising, and we have...

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  • Qt Creator 4.6.1 released

    Qt Creator 4.6.1 released

    We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.6.1! We fixed several issues in Android support, Clang code model, CMake and QMake project support, and more. Please find out about the details...

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  • Participating the GENIVI All Member Meeting 2018 in Munich

    Participating the GENIVI All Member Meeting 2018 in Munich

    The GENIVI All member meeting was held this year in Munich. I had the pleasure of joining the discussions on domain interaction, graphics sharing and hypervisor use in the automotive space. One of...

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  • Inspired by Car HMI event in Shanghai, 2018

    Inspired by Car HMI event in Shanghai, 2018

    Industry events are always unique stories of their own. I got a chance to present the latest thinking within automotive digitalization at the Car HMI event in Shanghai on May 19th, 2018. Together...

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  • Qt Quick Performance Improvements on 64-bit ARM

    Qt Quick Performance Improvements on 64-bit ARM

    One of our major goals for Qt 5.9 LTS was to improve the performance and memory consumption compared to our previous long-term-support release Qt 5.6 LTS. In this blog post, I want to highlight...

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  • Beta for Qt for WebAssembly Technology Preview

    Beta for Qt for WebAssembly Technology Preview

    WebAssembly is a bytecode format intended to be executed in a web browser. This allows an application to be deployed to a device with a compliant web browser without going through any explicit...

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  • Qt for Python is coming to a computer near you

    Qt for Python is coming to a computer near you

    Some of you – ok, probably most of you – know that Qt is a great C++ framework, enabling developers to create magnificent user interfaces with technologies like QML, Qt Quick Controls, and Qt...

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