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by Jens Weller

6 topics on starting and running a User Group

Almost two years ago...

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My trip to the first Qt World Summit

I visited my 4th C++ related conference this year...

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I attended CppCon, and all I got...

... was an awesome conference!

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An overview on C++17 and beyond papers

I used to do overviews on all papers for a meeting, and when I find the time, I will do this for upcoming meetings again. I will try to post a best of later...

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A third way to use boost::serialization

The 10th part of my series about writing applications with Qt and boost is about using boost::serialization. The last part was about how to create the basic structure for a project with boost::filesystem, and how to use boost::filesystem to index folders. But there is a lot of data that just isn't able to be represented as single files, how to store it?

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Handling files - using boost::filesystem

As part of my data is actual files (images, css, js, files...), I realized that the best way to handle those, would be to just store and load them from the file system...

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Integrating an HTML Editor into Qt using Javascript and QWebView

This time its about integrating an HTML Editor into Qt using QWebView and Javascript!

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Messaging and Signaling in C++

This is the 7th blog post in my series about writing applications with C++ using Qt and boost. This time it is about how to notify one part of our application that something has happened somewhere else.

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Whats new in boost 1.59?

The next version of boost, 1.59 has been released!

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QWidgets and data

The sixt part of my series about writing applications in C++ using Qt and boost is about my thoughts on widgets and how to interact with data from them...

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A generic context menu class for Qt

I didn't plan to write a second post on menus. But a reply on twitter caused me to overthink my code I presented yesterday...

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Menus and Widgets in Qt

The fourth part of this series on developing applications in C++ with Qt and boost is about handling menus and getting a first view at widgets...

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Building factories in C++ with boost::factory

This is the third part of my series on writing applications with C++ using Qt and boost. This time I focus on building factories, using boost::factory...

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Trees, tree models and tree views in Qt

The first thing I did when I started to work on my new application, was to implement a generic tree class...

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Building Applications with Qt and boost

This is the start of a series of posts, in which I'll try to document my weekly work on a new application, build with Qt and boost...

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boost::variant and a general, generic visitor class

So, I started a new project...

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Is it bad to have vector in a public interface?

After I finished my talk at NDC Oslo about encryption in C++, the last question I was asked by an attendee...

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3 years of Meeting C++

Its now a little more then 3 years that I went public with the plans...

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Traveling for C++ - a Trip Report about C++Now & NDC Oslo

Things have changed a little bit since I first visited C++Now in 2012. Today I do quite a lot of traveling for C++...

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An Interview with John Lakos

In 2013 and 2014 I interviewed Michael Wong at C++Now. This was a follow up on his keynote at Meeting C++ in 2012, and it was interesting to learn from Michael about the C++ Committee, Transactional Memory, Parallelism and his views on C++. So, with this years C++Now coming up...