This post started as a question, but got the suggestion to post this as a blog post. Here it is.
I have been trying to get QtCreator configured such that I can use it as my IDE for the nrf51822 on Mac OSX. I use the NRF51DK as hardware, but also had it working using my own board and a Jlink Lite.
As a starting point I have been reading this post: https://devzone.nordicsemi.com/questi...
Here's what I did in a nutshell: