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Qt is one of the most influential graphical toolkits for the Linux operating system and is quickly being adopted on other platforms (Windows, Mac OS) as well. As the standard for the KDE desktop environment, it is a necessary learn for all Linux programmers. Qt is one of the big two desktop developments environments for Linux. As such, if a developer is writing an application that will be run on Linux, learning to develop in Qt is a must. As recent trends have demonstrated, The Linux Desktop is on the move and is now a viable alternative to Windows. As this desktop switch takes place in businesses across the world, more and more developers will begin developing applications with Qt. As mentioned, Qt is also a viable cross platform development toolkit, with high profile applications such as Adobe Photoshop Elements, Google Earth, Perforce Visual Client, and Skype all being developed with Qt.

Foundations of Qt Development takes the reader step by step through the complexities of Qt, laying the groundwork that allows the reader to make the step from novice to professional. This book is chocked full of real world examples that can be quickly integrated into a developera (TM)s project. While the reader is assumed to be a beginner at Qt development, they are required to have a working knowledge of C++ programming.

Synopsis:

As the standard for KDE desktop environment, Trolltechs Qt is a necessary basis for all programmers who want to develop cross-platform applications on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and FreeBSD. A multitude of popular applications have been written in Qt including Adobe Photoshop Elements, Google Earth, Perforce Visual Client, and Skype.

Foundations of Qt Development is based on Qt 4.2, and is aimed at C++ programmers who want to become proficient using this excellent toolkit to create graphical applications that can be ported to all major platforms. The book is focused on teaching you to write your own code in addition to using existing code. And common areas of confusion are identified, addressed, and answered.

Synopsis:

As the standard for KDE desktop environment, Trolltech's Qt is a necessary basis for all programmers who want to develop cross-platform applications on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and FreeBSD. A multitude of popular applications have been written in Qt including Adobe Photoshop Elements, Google Earth, Perforce Visual Client, and Skype.

Foundations of Qt Development is based on Qt 4.2, and is aimed at C++ programmers who want to become proficient using this excellent toolkit to create graphical applications that can be ported to all major platforms. The book is focused on teaching you to write your own code in addition to using existing code. And common areas of confusion are identified, addressed, and answered. You'll learn everything you need to know to get up and running fast, including

  • Widgets and layouts (including creating your own widgets )
  • Dialog boxes and windows
  • The Interview Framework (models and views)
  • Drawing and printing
  • Internationalizing and localizing
  • Interacting with files, streams, and XML
  • Working with databases
  • Networking
  • Unit testing with Qt
  • Utilizing Qt as a Rapid Application Development tool
  • Building and using plug-ins
  • Utilizing timers and threading

Synopsis:

Based on Qt 4.2, and aimed at C++ programmers, this reference helps readers become proficient using this excellent toolkit to create graphical applications that can be ported to all major platforms. This book is focused on teaching designers to write their own code in addition to using existing code. It also identifies, addresses, and answers common areas of confusion.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590598313
Author:
Thelin, Johan
Publisher:
Apress
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
C (computer program language)
Subject:
Programming languages (electronic computers)
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Graphical user interfaces (computer systems)
Subject:
Software Engineering-General
Series:
Expert's Voice in Open Source
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.14x7.14x1.12 in. 1.93 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Graphics » User Interface
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » Linux
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » Unix and Linux Programming
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » General

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Product details 528 pages Apress - English 9781590598313 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , As the standard for KDE desktop environment, Trolltechs Qt is a necessary basis for all programmers who want to develop cross-platform applications on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and FreeBSD. A multitude of popular applications have been written in Qt including Adobe Photoshop Elements, Google Earth, Perforce Visual Client, and Skype.

Foundations of Qt Development is based on Qt 4.2, and is aimed at C++ programmers who want to become proficient using this excellent toolkit to create graphical applications that can be ported to all major platforms. The book is focused on teaching you to write your own code in addition to using existing code. And common areas of confusion are identified, addressed, and answered.

"Synopsis" by , As the standard for KDE desktop environment, Trolltech's Qt is a necessary basis for all programmers who want to develop cross-platform applications on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and FreeBSD. A multitude of popular applications have been written in Qt including Adobe Photoshop Elements, Google Earth, Perforce Visual Client, and Skype.

Foundations of Qt Development is based on Qt 4.2, and is aimed at C++ programmers who want to become proficient using this excellent toolkit to create graphical applications that can be ported to all major platforms. The book is focused on teaching you to write your own code in addition to using existing code. And common areas of confusion are identified, addressed, and answered. You'll learn everything you need to know to get up and running fast, including

  • Widgets and layouts (including creating your own widgets )
  • Dialog boxes and windows
  • The Interview Framework (models and views)
  • Drawing and printing
  • Internationalizing and localizing
  • Interacting with files, streams, and XML
  • Working with databases
  • Networking
  • Unit testing with Qt
  • Utilizing Qt as a Rapid Application Development tool
  • Building and using plug-ins
  • Utilizing timers and threading

"Synopsis" by , Based on Qt 4.2, and aimed at C++ programmers, this reference helps readers become proficient using this excellent toolkit to create graphical applications that can be ported to all major platforms. This book is focused on teaching designers to write their own code in addition to using existing code. It also identifies, addresses, and answers common areas of confusion.
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