Mastering Qt 5: Create stunning cross-platform applications using C++ with Qt Widgets and QML with Qt Quick, 2nd Edition – August 27, 2018
An In-depth guide updated with the latest version of Qt 5.11 including new features such as Quick Controls and Qt Gamepad
•Unleash the power of Qt 5.11 with C++
ns using Qt Widgets (C++) or Qt Quick (QML)
•Create cross-platform applications for mobile and desktop platforms with Qt 5
Qt 5.11 is an app development framework that provides a great user experience and develops full capability applications with Qt Widgets, QML, and even Qt 3D. Whether you're building GUI prototypes or fully-fledged cross-platform GUI applications with a native look and feel, Mastering Qt 5 is your fastest, easiest, and most powerful solution. This book addresses various challenges and teaches you to successfully develop cross-platform applications using the Qt framework, with the help of well-organized projects.
Working through this book, you will gain a better understanding of the Qt framework, as well as the tools required to resolve serious issues, such as linking, debugging, and multithreading. You'll start off your journey by discovering the new Qt 5.11 features, soon followed by exploring different platforms and learning to tame them. In addition to this, you'll interact with a gamepad using Qt Gamepad. Each chapter is a logical step for you to complete in order to master Qt.
By the end of this book, you'll have created an application that has been tested and is ready to be shipped.
What you will learn
•Create stunning UIs with Qt Widgets and Qt Quick 2
•Develop powerful, cross-platform applications with the Qt framework
•Design GUIs with the Qt Designer and build a library in it for UI previews
•Handle user interaction with the Qt signal or slot mechanism in C++
•Prepare a cross-platform project to host a third-party library
•Use the Qt Animation framework to display stunning effects
•Deploy mobile apps with Qt and embedded platforms
•Interact with a gamepad using Qt Gamepad
Who this book is for
Mastering Qt 5 is for developers and programmers who want to build GUI-based applications. C++ knowledge is necessary, and knowing QT basics will help you get the most out of this book.
Table of Contents
1.Get Your Qt Feet Wet
2.Discovering qmake Secrets
3.Dividing Your Project and Ruling Your Code
4.Conquering the Desktop UI
5.Dominating the Mobile UI
6.Even Qt Deserves a Slice of Raspberry Pi
7.Third-Party Libraries without a Headache
8.Animations - Its Alive, Alive!
9.Keeping Your Sanity with Multithreading
10.Need IPC? Get Your Minions to Work
11.Having Fun with Multimedia and Serialization
12.You Shall (Not) Pass with QTest
13.All Packed and Ready to Deploy
14.Qt Hat Tips and Tricks