I consider myself a lucky owner of a laptop with a hybrid graphic card system. More precisely in my computer there is an Intel integrated graphic card and there is an dedicated nVidia graphic card. Both cards can be used on the computer in conjunction. This system is known as …
I discovered recently while working on a C++ project that if being a bit
sneaky one can instantiate a static variable twice. Normally C++
compilers won't let you do as when creating the object code it will a
variable being initialized twice. But if the variable sits inside a
I am looking at creating a project which will involve having two
applications, one of the Desktop, the other on my Jolla phone which will
communicate with each other. Both applications will share a lot of
functionality. The question becomes how to minimise the amount of code
written and manual …
Sailfish OS, the operating system running on the Jolla phone has
received strong backing from the Russian government. Sailfish OS, offers
the alternative countries like Russia seek from major players like
Android and iOS (Apple's mobile phone operating system). This increases
the long term viability of the Sailfish platform and …
While I like the Jolla phone and the ecosystem, I am not fond of the
development tools. I guess many other Jolla developers have found the
Sailfish IDE (QT Creator) quite cumbersome, and are trying to find
alternatives. As far as I know the only viable alternative is the
Finally I finished working on my first Jolla application - Quotes.
Quotes is an application allowing you to browse over a collection 9000+
quotes from 100 different authors. The application does not require any
internet connections and browsing through the quotes is straightforward.
Quotes is open source and the source code …
Whilst programming an app on my Jolla phone I discovered that the
virtual keyboard wouldn't disappear when the return button is pressed.
What is even more frustrating is that I couldn't find on Google easily
how to solve this problem.