Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Embedded translations or not?

The fantastic internationalization support for text output provided by Qt makes use of translation files, which are created as the end result of a process of extracting the strings that are passed to tr() functions, translated into the desired language(s) and then generating fast compact versions (.qm files) of those translation files ready for use by the application.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

KDE Frameworks 5: when modules can help

You may already be aware that the new KDE Frameworks 5 implements a set of modules that can be used as addons plugins in Qt. This idea from KDE to refactor a significant number of libraries with the goal of making them easier to use with Qt.