Trying to get an open source toolchain configured in Windows for C++ can sometimes be a headache. In Windows, you can simply install Visual Studio and use the Microsoft C++ compiler, but you may want to use the free GNU compiler (g++) instead. This will outline the process for getting a simple C++ toolchain ready in Windows using Eclipse as an IDE. This guide focuses on the 64 bit version only.
Qt has multiple levels of verbosity for logging. If you are able to print qInfo() messages but qDebug() is not outputting anything, you need to turn on the debug messages.
qInfo() << "Is this working?";
qDebug() << "but not this?";
You can set the Qt logging levels in ~/.config/QtProject/qtlogging.ini like this:
Sometimes when installing a Python module with pip it returns an error like this:
error: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0 is required (Unable to find vcvarsall.bat).
This means you need to have Microsoft's Visual C++ compiler in order to compile some C code that is included with the Python module.