Archive for the 'Qt' Category

Nokia R&D and Symbian

Friday, August 26th, 2011

According to my web logs, my post yesterday on Nokia MeeGo and Belle was very popular. Some people agreed with me on Twitter. However, a tweet by Sebastian Brannstrom made me look at it from another angle. He said "I think an important factor is the staggering cost of Nokia R&D. They can’t develop at […]

Nokia N9 Apps and Development

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Nokia have finally announced their first (and probably last) MeeGo phone. This is the culmination of years of effort, many blind alleys and u-turns. I am not sure why Nokia released it given their new Windows Phone strategy. I suppose there was so much already done and in the pipeline that it made sense to […]

Qt QML Tips

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Last week Nokia released Qt SDK 1.1 Technology Preview. This is a very important milestone for Nokia. This is the first release that allows developers to a) Use deeper Qt Mobility APIs to access phone features b) Easily create QML apps for Symbian. Previously, this required a lot of patience, luck and black magic to […]

Nokia Qt QML

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

QML is Nokia’s new declarative language to build Qt UIs and apps. It’s what Nokia is recommending developers (and its internal developers) use to develop new apps so that they will be compatible with current/future Symbian OS-based and future MeeGo-based devices.
I have been using QML for a few weeks. Here are my thoughts…

QML feels a […]

Nokia Qt Insights

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

I have been continuing to try to get the latest Qt tools working and have learnt a few things that should have been made clearer by Nokia. I have spent a considerable amount of time trying to get the Mobility 1.1 APIs working under emulation. I have tried on Windows, Ubuntu and have even tried […]

Nokia Qt Quick, QML and Mobility 1.1

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Following Nokia’s announcement that the future of all Symbian and MeeGo development will/should be based on Qt, Qt Quick and QML, I have been evaluating Qt Quick, QML and the latest mobility APIs for use on a client project I will be working on very soon.
Previously when creating Qt UIs, you had to […]