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· One min read
Hreniuc Cristian-Alexandru

I've found this. I haven't tried it, but I want to save it just in case.


Boost has experimental CMake support. You have to do a bit of dev to get it working but we've had good experiences so far.

set(BOOST_INCLUDE_LIBRARIES system thread) # enabled libraries
set(BOOST_ENABLE_CMAKE ON) # CMake support
FetchContent_Declare(boost GIT_REPOSITORY ...

The above will get you the compiled libs working. For the header library (Boost::boost aka Boost::headers) there doesn't seem to be CMake support as yet so we wrote a few lines of CMake code to iterate through the FetchContent source directory and added all include folders to a new IMPORTED INTERFACE target.

· 2 min read
Hreniuc Cristian-Alexandru


# Make sure pip is using python3
pip install conan

# Cmake
sudo apt-get install cmake

# gcc + make
sudo apt-get install build-essential

Install clang for automatic formatting:


# Use this script to install the clang formatter and all its utilities.
# Install Clang(Used for clang-format)
# ============================================================================ #
mkdir -p ~/programs/clang && cd ~/programs/clang &&
clang_version="9.0.0" &&
archive_name="clang+llvm-${clang_version}-x86_64-linux-gnu-ubuntu-18.04" &&
wget${clang_version}/${archive_name}.tar.xz &&
tar xf ${archive_name}.tar.xz &&
rm -Rf ${archive_name}.tar.xz &&
unlink clang_latest # Just in case there was another sym link
ln -sf ${archive_name} clang_latest &&
echo "CLANG_INSTALL_PATH=\"/mnt/programs/clang/clang_latest\"" &&
echo "export PATH=\"\${CLANG_INSTALL_PATH}/bin:\$PATH\"" &&
echo -n "export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=\"\${CLANG_INSTALL_PATH}/lib" &&
echo ":\$LD_LIBRARY_PATH\""
) >> ~/.bashrc
# ============================================================================ #


Use QtCreator.

Activate these plugins:

Go to Help -> About plugins:
- C++
- Check ClangCodeModel
- Check ClangFormat
- Beautifier
- Code Analyzer
- Check ClangTools
- Utilities
- Check Todo

Set these settings:

Go to Tools -> Options:
- Text Editor
- Behavior:
- Tab policy: Spaces Only
- Tab size: 2
- Indend size: 2
- Align continuation lines: With Spaces
- Clean whitespace (upon saving)
- Display:
- Display right margin at column: 80
- Display line numbers
- Display folding markers
- Visualize whitespace
- Highlight search results on the scrollbar
- Highlight current line
- Highlight blocks
- Animate matching parentheses
- Highlight matching parentheses
- Completion:
- Enable Doxygen blocks
- Generate brief description
- Add leading asterisks
- Beautifier
- Enable auto format on file save
- Clang Format
- Use predefined style: `File`
- Debugger
- General:
- Set breakpoints using full absolute path

· One min read
Hreniuc Cristian-Alexandru

In your application you have to copy the dynamic libraries to the user space from the local cache. To do that you have to have the import method in the from your application. You will have to paste this code in the from your project:

def import(self):
self.copy(*.dll, bin, bin)
self.copy(*.dylib, bin, bin)

Here is the official documentation of the method: