Qt Logging Framework

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Kai Köhne
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
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Presenter Bio: 

Kai started his career 2007 at Trolltech, later on transitioning to Nokia and Digia. Over the years he has been working on different part of Qt and it's tools. Nowadays he's spending most of his time on Qt Creator, the Qt Installer Framework, and the Qt SDK.


The Qt logging facilities got a major overhaul in Qt 5, and are still getting new extensions in the latest releases. The talk will give an overview of current features. We cover in depth how the new categorized logging works, how to customize and tailor logging output, how to conveniently log your own data types and how to write your own logging backend.