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Where is the hardware API for SailfishOS QtCreator [answered]

asked 2013-12-28 22:05:10 +0200

I want to write few apps that will use Jolla's hardware such as GPS, Gyro, Compass, Camera, Accelerometer, Flash and etc. But I am having a hard time finding any documentation on it.

Could someone show me what to look for it?

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answered 2013-12-28 22:07:02 +0200

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I think you need to look at the Qt Mobility API: http://doc-snapshot.qt-project.org/qt-mobility/

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Is the newer Qt going to continue to use the mobility API? I thought in Qt5 they were replaced by something else

Acce ( 2013-12-28 23:45:33 +0200 )edit

That's true, in Qt5 it's called QtSensors. More info here: https://sailfishos.org/wiki/Porting/Harmattan

And here: http://qt-project.org/doc/qt-5.1/qtsensors/qtsensors-index.html

Bale ( 2013-12-29 00:57:12 +0200 )edit

I had better luck with QtSensors. You need to install needed packages also on your SDK-platform.

rsainio ( 2013-12-29 01:08:28 +0200 )edit

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