Roland is a Qt Consulting Manager for Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc. (ICS), with over twelve years’ experience in architecture and design of simulation software. He studied at the Universität Dortmund, holds both a Masters and Doctorate Degree in Engineering and is also fluent in both German and English.
Android is the fastest growing mobile and embedded platform and one of the newest to be officially supported by Qt since the 5.1 release. This one day course will get you started developing with Qt on Android. It will cover the basics of getting the development environment set up and building, deploying, and running your first application. The material will cover developing with both C++ and QML code. It will cover the current capabilities and limitations of the Qt port to Android as well as numerous tips, tricks, and common problems to avoid. It will cover cross-platform development for mobile and embedded devices with Qt and mention areas of future work including Qt 5.3. The course will include some hands-on labs using Qt and Qt Creator and the simulator that comes with the Android SDK. Students should have some experience with Qt on the desktop or other platform. Prior experience with Android is not required nor is an Android device.