The Book of Qt 4: The Art of Building Qt Applications

The Book of Qt 4: The Art of Building Qt Applications

Daniel Molkentin

Cross-platform improvement is a type of holy grail, and Trolltech's Qt toolkit might be the main promising answer but to this improvement problem. Qt is regular for the improvement of GUI functions in addition to console instruments and servers, and it truly is particularly beautiful to programmers who have to write cross-platform purposes to run on Linux/Unix, Mac, and home windows machines with no need to rewrite for every platform.

The booklet of Qt 4 deals an in-depth clarification of Qt four that is going past the typical specialise in C++ programming. writer Daniel Molkentin makes use of useful examples to give an explanation for positive factors just like the signal/slot notion and the development method, as he courses you thru constructing purposes with and with no Qt's graphical GUI builder, Qt fashion designer. And as a center KDE developer, Molkentin's head is filled with real-world difficulties and strategies that he peppers liberally all through The booklet of Qt 4, making it a source that you're going to seek advice again and again. you can find assurance of:

  • Tools for growing dialogs
  • GUI layout with the Qt Designer
  • Widget structure and conversation construction
  • Data visualization utilizing Qt's model/view concept
  • The QtSql module and the photographs library Arthur
  • File dealing with, XML, strategies, and community connections
  • Databases and threading
  • Event dealing with and utilizing drag and drop
  • Internationalization and debugging

As good as plenty of precious tricks on how you can use Qt's datatypes, bins, and algorithms and the way to boost undemanding applications.

Whether you are already a Qt developer or you are simply contemplating Qt for cross-platform improvement, you can find The e-book of Qt 4 to be indispensable.

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