QField 1.0 is here

Let’s get straight to the point It’s official, QField for QGIS 1.0 is out! Get it while it’s hot on the Playstore (qfield.org/get) or on GitHub We are incredibly pleased and proud of just having released such a jewel and are convinced that, thanks to all its features and conscious design choices, QField will make your […]

QField RC5 – Last call for testing

We are really happy to announce the fifth and (hopefully) last 1.0 release candidate in QField’s history! This means that QField 1.0 is closer than ever. Get it while it’s hot on the Playstore (https://qfield.org/get) or on GitHub Thanks to all the feedback by the fantastic community we were able to fix plenty of bugs, […]

Passing android Intents to Qt

Working on QField I had the necessity of passing values from the QtActivity.java to the Qt cpp world, here how I did it using an Intent that is sent to the QtActivity (the one you should not edit that comes with Qt). For much more information see this post series. hopefully this will be helpful to […]

Necessitas Beta1 "breaks" qgis on android – don't update

Hi all, it has been a while since my last post, and foremost QGIS on android release. I’m very sorry. I’ve been working hard on another project (inasafe.org) that toke up all my time since we just launched version 1.0. So now to the real problem, necessitas (the android Qt port) has had a sweet […]

dealing with MTP (media transfer protocol) on Android

MTP is probably the most annoying thing I encounter lately on tablets, why don’t I get a simple USB mass storage when I connect my tablet? here some hints on how to get (maybe) rid of mtp in ICS (android 4.0) Just change the connection mode to Mass Storage or PTP instead of MTP, under […]

QGIS @ 4200m

One of the nice things of being freelance it that you can work on Sundays when the weather is horrible and get out on Tuesdays when it rocks 😉 . So Tuesday I decided to go test QGIS at high altitude and went to the Breithorn and the Pollux with my best friend for a nice winter end tour. […]

QGIS on Android Phone

At FOSSGIS I was asked to try to install qgis on a very small android phone, I think it was a 3.2″ screen. the install went smoothly after making some space but then the problems came because of the small screen. Eventually I thought about setting a smaller font size to make the UI scale […]

QGIS for android alpha 7

7, my luck number… So here you are, the latest and greatest QGIS for Android. This release includes the super new pinch zoom tool, should have no blocking dialogs anymore (i fixed the attribute table) and the help->about shows now from which commit the package has been created. The packages containing armeabi and armeabi-v7a code […]

QGIS for android gets Pinch zooming

Well, it is a super winter and there is a lot of snow here in Switzerland and all this makes me super happy which means that my productivity increases… here you are, the last and greatest improvement for QGIS on android: a fancy zooming map tool like you know from other applications like google maps. […]

QGIS for android alpha 6

Hi all, release time again… happens that just couple of hours after i pushed alpha5, the necessitas framework received a new update [1] that addresses some important issues. Meanwhile I managed to compile GEOS and GDAL with armeabi-v7a optimizations [1]https://groups.google.com/d/msg/android-qt/NQCRsz92ois/C511seqSFwEJ