Burkhard on Qt Embedded Systems: No. 12

The November issue of my newsletter went out to 254 people. As it is the 1st anniversary of my newsletter, you can find the full content here. If you like it, please sign up for the monthly newsletter. The last three episodes are complimentary for your sign-up. Here is the table of contents of Episode...

Burkhard on Qt Embedded Systems: No. 7

Episode 7 went out to over 150 people. I provide insights on building Qt SDKs with Yocto, FOSS licensing, CMake, mocks for unit testing, C++ lambdas and more. Please sign up here, if you want to enjoy the full contents. Here is the table of contents. My Blog Posts Qt Embedded Systems – Part 2:...

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...

Less Love for FOSS Qt Users

From Qt 5.15, The Qt Company make their offering a bit more inconvenient for FOSS users. They announced three changes: A Qt account is mandatory to download binary Qt packages. The offline installer is not available to FOSS users any more. LTS (long-term support) releases are not available to FOSS users, once the next...

Detecting Overdraw in QML HMIs with GammaRay

Overdraw happens when one QML item fully eclipses another QML item. The QML renderer always draws both items, although there is no need to draw the eclipsed item. You must help out the renderer by explicitly setting visible: false on the eclipsed item. On embedded systems, heavy overdraw makes animations or flicking jerky. In...

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