Book Review: “Accelerate” by Nicole Forsgren et al.

The book Accelerate – Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations by Nicole Forsgren et al. is an eye opener and game changer for everyone involved in software development. Nicole provides empirical evidence why teams that apply best practices like test and deployment automation, continuous integration, loosely coupled architectures and team empowerment by far...

Burkhard on Qt Embedded Systems: No. 5

Episode 5 of my newsletter went out today with the following contents. My Blog Posts Docker Builds from QtCreator FOSS Qt Releases Delayed by up to 12 Months? News Professional CMake: A Practical Guide (6th Edition). Boot2Qt Embedded Qt5 Image and Toolchain Zeus Release. Qt Virtual Tech Con 2020. Open Source Summit + Embedded...

Docker Builds from QtCreator

On your development PC, you simply hit Ctrl+R (Run) in QtCreator to build and run your Qt application. When you want to run the application on an embedded system, you must perform four tasks: You cross-build the Qt application for the target embedded system in a Docker container. You stop the application on the...

Burkhard on Qt Embedded Systems: No. 4

Welcome to Episode 4 of my newsletter with the following content. My Blog Posts Creating Simple Installers with CPack. How to use relative rpaths how to package Qt applications into tarballs. News Available now: Qt for Small Business. Good Qt license option for businesses with less than 250,000 USD revenue per year. New Linux-powered...

Creating Simple Installers with CPack

In my recent post Benefits of a Relocatable Qt, I explained how to relocate Qt from a build server to a developer PC and from the PC to an embedded system. Qt is installed in three different locations. My solution has two small deficiencies. First, it sets the install rpath to an absolute path...

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