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60min: QtCreator as BMW Car IT Automotive IDE

How BMW Car IT is adapting QtCreator as their development IDE of choice


How BMW Car IT used the QtCreator IDE to achieve their needs as the main tool for build software to the next generation head units using the plugin based system

As from QtCreator 3.2, BMW Car IT adapted the IDE to function as main integration of the coding and debugging process. Required changes on the plugin API as lack of future requirements. The current system needed to be tied to a specific Linux version and a customized version of the IDE need to be released each time, This process was time consuming and did every release dependent of been generated in-house.
With the advent of Qt LTS and changes of plugin system on most recent Qt Creator versions, was time to start to foresee the possibility to use a plugin only that can be used by any deployed Qt Creator version in any Linux distribution. This is the goal of the talk to show the difficulties and possibilities that anyone will face on work on an external custom SDK and remote code and debugging.


Day: 2016-09-02
Start time: 13:30
Duration: 01:00
Track: Automotive, Mobile and Embedded



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