Say hello to qpm. A package manager for Qt/QML!

qpm is a command line tool for installing and managing dependencies for your Qt application. It is based around Qt's .pri file support so everything gets compiled into your application binary. No libraries, no plugins, no qt.conf, no deploying QML/JS files. Everything gets rolled into your app for easy deployment.

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Using Qt to build an Omi App for iOS (and Android)

Using Qt to build an Omi App for iOS (and Android)

Working on projects where the technology is pre-determined, it's often difficult to be able to deep-dive into familiar waters. Recently, we have been working on a new service called Omi - and in that context I was able to use two weeks to knock together a prototype of a mobile app for it using Qt and QML. With the help of QML, we were able to build a responsive and functional UX in less than two weeks What follows is a bit of a braindump of trips and ticks I found or discovered. For those expecting a more complete end-result, I apologise in advance; This is all I managed to cobble together before moving on to new projects...

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Qt Developer Days 2011 in Munich

We're back from Qt Developer Days 2011 in Munich, Germany. What a great show! For those of you who werent' there here is a small recap of what happened from our perspective. First, some pictures [slideshow]

Both Marius and I were presenting in Munich. Marius dissected the code of several of our apps, and explained how QStateMachine makes your life easier. The talk is available here:

<iframe src="http://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/9887016" width="427" height="356" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" style="border:1px solid #CCC; border-width:1px 1px 0; margin-bottom:5px; max-width: 100%;" allowfullscreen> </iframe> <div style="margin-bottom:5px"> <strong> <a href="https://www.slideshare.net/mariusbu/the-anatomy-of-real-world-apps" title="The Anatomy of Real World Apps - Dissecting cross-platform apps written using Qt Quick and C++" target="_blank">The Anatomy of Real World Apps - Dissecting cross-platform apps written using Qt Quick and C++</a> </strong> from <strong><a href="http://www.slideshare.net/mariusbu" target="_blank">Marius Bugge Monsen</a></strong> </div>

I talked about Necessitas, Qt and Qt for Android and basically explained how you publish Qt apps on the Android market. That talk is available here:

<iframe src="http://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/9887763" width="427" height="356" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" style="border:1px solid #CCC; border-width:1px 1px 0; margin-bottom:5px; max-width: 100%;" allowfullscreen> </iframe> <div style="margin-bottom:5px"> <strong> <a href="https://www.slideshare.net/snowpong/targeting-android-with-qt" title="Targeting Android with Qt" target="_blank">Targeting Android with Qt</a> </strong> from <strong><a href="http://www.slideshare.net/snowpong" target="_blank">Espen Riskedal</a></strong> </div>

Now we gotta work to catch up on other projects!

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