Getting Started

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How to get started as a developer?

QML Apps

We have various apps and components written in QML. By using stub data you'll be able to use most of them on a desktop for agile development :)

What you will need:

  • Qt Creator (included with Qt which can be downloaded from or installed on Linux using one of these commands:
    sudo apt-get install qtcreator
    yum install qt-creator
    emerge dev-qt/qt-creator
  • luneos-components (This is our shared library of components used across various QML apps and can be found at
    1. git clone
    2. Open the file in Qt Creator.
    3. Under Projects (on the left side), go to the Build tab (should be the default) and change the following settings:
      1. Deactivate Shadow Build.
      2. For the qmake build steps, click on Details to expand the edit area.
      3. Set Additional Arguments to:
    4. Now, under the Run tab at the top:
      1. Set Executable to
      2. Set Additional Arguments to
        -l modules -l test/imports examples/gallery/main.qml
      3. Under Run Environment, click Details to expand the settings.
      4. Add a setting called
        and give it a value of
  • Our QML apps being:
  • FirstUse
  • Browser
  • Phone
  • webos-keyboard