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12th December 2015 | By:

Writing a GUI using QML for a C++ project

As I mentioned before, QML provides a brand new approach to developing GUI applications for a range of different devices. This makes it really easy to write C++ apps for multiple operating systems. We can develop the same QML and QtQuick application… Continue

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12th December 2015 | By:

How to export data as a CSV – Django model

I recently faced a new challenge where I had to generate large CSV files from the backend. The whole process can take a while and if done improperly can cause the server to stop responding or even crash in worst-case scenarios. Let’s… Continue

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8th December 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Image Compression [PART 2]

Unfortunately, preparing images for the web can be a bit of a faff. There’s not really a perfect file format that will work for everything and cater for all your needs. There are certain file formats that are more suited… Continue

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7th December 2015 | By:

Upgrade Debian Wheezy to Jessie

This is a quick tutorial of how to upgrade your Debian Wheezy distribution to Debian Jessie. Currently “jessie” is still not released. At the time of writing the current version of jessie is only a release candidate but you can… Continue

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6th December 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Image Compression

In this ever-increasing technological era that we live in, where images are of the highest quality possible, it comes at a hefty price – file size. Whatever media-orientated profession you work in, or even if it’s just a hobby, it… Continue

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2nd December 2015 | By:

An Introduction to Conversion Rate Optimization

Conversion Rate Optimization (or CRO) is the process of improving your website with the aim of trying to engage a greater percentage of users with content, products or services on your site. Ultimately, you’re trying to increase your number of… Continue

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1st December 2015 | By:

Capture/manipulate video in canvas [HTML5]

With HTML5 it is now possible to directly capture video from the camera and stream it to the element. It is also possible to mirror the video to a element, you can do some really cool stuff like apply filters, take pictures… Continue

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15th October 2015 | By:

How to run a single app instance in QT

Sometimes we don’t want to allow users to run multiple instances of the app at once. We might want to do it, to prevent memory leak, files corruption or we decided there is no practical need to run two instances… Continue