Qt5 & Yocto - adding SDK and easy app migration from Qt4 - Denys Dmytriyenko, Texas Instruments
OpenEmbedded and the Yocto Project always had Qt4 libraries, tools and sample applications integrated in its core layer. Qt5 is the new major version of this popular toolkit and it was being adopted early on in OE via meta-qt5 layer, with more advanced features and uses cases being added recently.
In this presentation we'll quickly cover the basics of Qt5 integration in the Yocto Project by bundling toolkit libraries and examples into the root file system. Then we'll proceed into more advanced topics:
* building a standalone host SDK for development and cross-compilation of Qt5 applications outside of the OE/Yocto workflow
* modifying old Qt4-based application recipes to support both existing Qt4 and new Qt5 with seamless switching between the toolkits with minimal changes
* utilizing some platform-specific 3D and graphics acceleration, such as GLES on TI SoCs.
Denys has worked for Texas Instruments for over 12 years and had been involved in developing numerous Linux-powered embedded devices and products, ranging from DSL/Cable modems, Network routers, VoIP adapters to media and security platforms built on MIPS and ARM architectures. In recent years Denys led development of the Arago Project - an in-house unified SDK framework, based on OpenEmbedded and the Yocto Project, for TI DaVinci, Sitara and OMAP embedded processors.
Tuesday April 29, 2014 11:30am - 12:20pm
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