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I am speaking @ FOSS.IN/2009

Just saw that my talk on “Writing Plugins for Qt Creator” is selected as Tech Talk (Hacker session) at FOSS.IN 2009. The event is going to be between 1st and 5th of December. The last time I gave a talk @ FOSS.IN was in 2007, nice to get back to it after 2 years 🙂 […]

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The Men Who Stare at Goats

http://www.themenwhostareatgoatsmovie.com/ The movie seems very interesting!

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Downloading Qt SDKs..

With every new release, the size of Qt SDK is increasing. Given the slow and often unreliable BSNL Internet connection @ work (and home), it is not a good idea to download new releases using a browser or an FTP client. Recently we bought a Mac at work and I have been trying hard for […]

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GUIXML Editor in Qt Creator

When you open a GCF project in Qt Creator, you will notice that the project tree on the left hand side also shows GUIXML files against each component and the global ComponentLoaderComponent.xml (CLC for short) file. The CLC file describes the order of loading of components. Each component’s GUIXML file describes the GUI of the […]

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GCF – Qt Creator Integration

Over the past few weeks we have been researching on Qt Creator, its architecture and plugin model. In a previous blog my colleague JK has written about a document that we wrote on Qt Creator plugins. This week (ie yesterday) we started working on a plugin for Qt Creator called GCFSupport. The idea behind the […]

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VTK Designer + Code Generator

A feature that has been requested the most over the past few months is the code generator. I have personally received several emails from VTK Designer 2 users asking about the code generator that existed in the 1.x series but has magically disappeared in the 2.x series. Since then we invested some efforts in getting […]

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Document on Writing plugins for Qt Creator

The next version (2.3) of GCF should (ideally) have a plugin for Qt Creator that will make creation and maintenance of GCF applications with Qt Creator easy. We started our progress towards that end by studying Qt Creator and understanding how plugins for it can be written. The result of that effort is a small […]

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GCF 2.2 Released

GCF 2.2 is now released. The 2.2 release is an effort of 8 months, hope you like it. Key Highlights Software Updater Framework – GCF now includes a software updater framework that can be activated to have your applications automatically download and install updates. GCF provides tools for you to create updates that you can […]

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Remote Signal/Slot connections

How easy it is to make signal/slot connections between local and remote objects 🙂 GCF::RemoteAppAccessPoint* rap = …. GCF::RemoteObject* remoteObject = rap->getRemoteObject(“ComponentName.ObjectName”); GCF::connect(remoteObject, SIGNAL(someSignal(int,char,QString,QPixmap)), localObjectPtr, SLOT(someSlot(int,char,QString,QPixmap))); Isnt this sweet 🙂

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FtpDirModel

Qt provides a QDirModel class that makes it easy to display directory structures in a view. For a project that we are working on, we needed a model that would make it easy to display the structure of a FTP directory. Thats exactly what we have in FtpDirModel right now. Using the FtpDirModel class is […]