Integrating Mobile Into Your Cross-Platform Strategy with Qt

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Tuukka Ahoniemi
The Qt Company
Europe Date: 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Europe Room: 
Europe Track: 
North America Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 -
11:45am to 12:45pm
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Presenter Bio: 

Tuukka works with the product marketing of Qt, The Qt Company. For the past years he has traveled around the world spreading the message of Qt supremacy in the form of having held over 100 Qt training courses, speaking in various conferences and trade shows. For past two years he worked in adopting Qt into the various use cases of Qt Enterprise customers as a Sales Engineer in the Qt Americas Sales team. Still trying to “finish” his PhD he holds a M.Sc (tech) in Computer Sciences with the background in academic teaching of programming and research around it. Tuukka is now based in Tampere, Finland.


This talk will give an introduction to how mobile market trends can become reality with Qt and what is the role of mobile for Qt and for existing desktop/embedded Qt developers.

Mobile platforms are not only relevant for mobile consumer apps but are also the future direction for existing desktop and embedded systems--the multi-screen applications. Market trends such as Enterprise Mobility and Internet of Things require application developers and device vendors to target mobile platforms.

Qt can be used to create and deploy graphically pleasing, robust and native and/or hybrid applications across various form factors on at least 14 leading operating systems: desktop, embedded and mobile. This session will present an overview of the latest Qt mobile ports (Android, iOS, WinRT), highlight how you can integrate mobile into your cross-platform strategy with Qt and make your multi-screen and multi-platform product or device a reality. It will give a brief live coding session demonstrating toolchain installation and deployment for Android and iOS development. As the connected multi-creen applications often require a cloud backend, the session will also touch upon Qt Cloud Services offering.