Friday, February 10, 2017

Assign radio buttons to QButtonGroup in Qt Designer

When you use the Qt designer to design your form, you can group buttons by selecting them and choosing "Assign to button group" then "New button group" from the context menu.

Qt Enumerations to String

Have you ever been in the need of showing a more meaningful message that just the value related to a particular Qt Enumeration? I'm talking especially about logging or debugging situations, were a sentence like "Dialog modality is Qt::WindowModal" would be far far better than "Dialog modality is 1" instead.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Qt on Android: how to extend and debug the Java part of your Qt application

If you develop Qt application for Android, and your applications make good use of Java code (to interface for Android native libraries for instance), it's very likely you run into the situacion of need for a good development environment of the Java side.

Qt Creator Google Test plugin

Are you already taking advantage of Google Test, Google's C++ test framework while developing applications with Qt?  Right. Aren't you? Well, you should. The good news is this plugin simplifies the integration within Qt Creator IDE.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.0 Released

Developers using Visual Studio as main IDE for developing Qt applications, now have Qt Visual Studio Tools version 2.0 released and available for download.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Qt on Debian/Ubuntu: build fails, can't find -lGL error

Mmm, unable to build your Qt application on a recent install of Debian/Ubuntu? Looks like your missing some OpenGL devel libraries.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

It's a wonderful JSON world: validate it!

If you ever happen to work with JSON data, Qt (since 5.0) provides a C++ API to handle it very conveniently. But one companion tool I found essential when developing applications using JSON data is jsonlint.com