Launching your app for a uri scheme in Harmattan/Nokia N9

Sometimes an application is more compelling if the user can launch it by clicking on a custom uri scheme. Harmattan just provides that. In <yourapplication>_harmattan.desktop file add the following line MimeType=x-maemo-urischeme/foo Where foo is the custom uri that your app handles. When some other application refers to this uri scheme like QDesktopServices::openUrl(QUrl(foo://bar)), system launches your… Continue reading Launching your app for a uri scheme in Harmattan/Nokia N9

Fixing F10 key issue in QtCreator on Ubuntu

Some of you who worked with QtCreator in Ubuntu 11.04 or above should have faced an annoying issue with F10 key. When debugging with QtCreator F10 key is used to goto nextstep. Unfortunately in Ubuntu, this triggers global keyboard shortcut and shows the first item in panel menu. The fix is pretty simple, here is… Continue reading Fixing F10 key issue in QtCreator on Ubuntu