Welcome!

Welcome to the official BlackBerry Support Community Forums.

This is your resource to discuss support topics with your peers, and learn from each other.

inside custom component

Native Development

Reply
New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-27-2013
My Device: playbook 32GB
My Carrier: none

Develop Qt/C++ App for PlayBook

Hi all, after a loong (and useless) wait for BB10 to support my PlayBook, I dediced to not wait anymore and start developing some apps in C++ and Qt.

My problem is that I cannot find any example of a simple C++ or Qt project for PlayBook. The New Project wizard produces only empy project if i select a C++ project, so I'm asking here if someone has some more references/templates for building a generic C++ app for playbook or, even better, a Qt project template for PlayBook.

I tried to modify some C project templates, include Qt headers, but i got tons of errors and now I'm lost.

Thanks for your help, cheers.

Developer
Posts: 366
Registered: ‎07-15-2013
My Device: blackberry Z10
My Carrier: Personal

Re: Develop Qt/C++ App for PlayBook

https://github.com/blackberry/WebKit-PlayBook

This is an example of playbook

 

I hope that serve you

If you find this information useful please click like --->
@mezeitune on twitter
Developer
Posts: 1,008
Registered: ‎12-12-2010
My Device: Passport (Red Limited Edition)
My Carrier: Mobile Vikings

Re: Develop Qt/C++ App for PlayBook

Qt and C++ (did you mean Cascades which is basically those two combined) is not available on PlayBook.

 

@matizeitune I don't see how that is relevant?

-------------------------------------------
BlackBerry Certified Builder for Native Application Development -- Proud member of the Belgian BlackBerry Developer group
Samples: Park in Ghent
Feeling generous? Nominate me for BB Elite member!
Developer
Posts: 144
Registered: ‎03-25-2011
My Device: Playbook, Z10 L.E.
My Carrier: Vodafone NL

Re: Develop Qt/C++ App for PlayBook

[ Edited ]

Hi Polentino,

 

I shared your thoughts too. I really want to learn more Qt and Digia, the new owner of Qt, is making sure it goes cross platform, from mobile to desktops and for me that's a huge plus.

 

Since the Playbook is a dead end I'm trying not to care about it anymore. But it's such a wasted potential... anyway.

 

The first place to start is here: http://qt-project.org/wiki/QNX

 

And you can also join the IRC channel for some live interactions: #qt-qnx

 

Good luck!

Cheers!
Developer
Posts: 508
Registered: ‎01-19-2011
My Device: My Trusty Red Plane
My Carrier: Outer Space

Re: Develop Qt/C++ App for PlayBook

There's still Marmalade, or pure C++ when working with the native SDK

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
I'm a bird from outer space. But I'm not flappy o.o