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 …read more
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 command …read more
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 …read more
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.
It turns out there is a generic way to access …read more
When creating a Jolla application you may at some point need to add a dependency. Doing so is not trivial and there does not seem to be much documentation on the topic. Consequently I decided to write a short guide on how to add a dependency in a Jolla app …read more