Advanced Qt Programming: Creating Great Software with C++ by Mark Summerfield

By Mark Summerfield

Master Qt's strongest APIs, styles, and improvement Practices

Qt has developed right into a remarkably strong answer for cross-platform computing device, internet, and cellular improvement. even if, even the main skilled Qt programmers purely use a fragment of its features. in addition, sensible information regarding Qt's most modern gains has been scarce—until now.

Advanced Qt Programming indicates builders precisely how one can take complete benefit of Qt 4.5's and Qt 4.6's most respected new APIs, program styles, and improvement practices. Authored via Qt specialist Mark Summerfield, this booklet concentrates on recommendations that provide the main strength and adaptability with the least extra complexity.

Summerfield focuses in particular on model/view and graphics/view programming, hybrid desktop/Web functions, threading, and purposes incorporating media and wealthy textual content. all through, he provides life like, downloadable code examples, all validated on home windows, Mac OS X, and Linux utilizing Qt 4.6 (and such a lot demonstrated on Qt 4.5) and designed to expect destiny models of Qt. The book

Walks via utilizing Qt with WebKit to create leading edge hybrid desktop/Internet applications

Shows easy methods to use the Phonon framework to construct robust multimedia applications

Presents state of the art recommendations for utilizing model/view desk and tree types, QStandardItemModels, delegates, and perspectives, and for developing customized desk and tree types, delegates, and views

Explains the way to write more beneficial threaded courses with the QtConcurrent module and with the QThread class

Includes precise insurance of constructing wealthy textual content editors and documents

Thoroughly covers graphics/view programming: structure, home windows, widgets, layouts, scenes, and more

Introduces Qt 4.6's strong animation and nation computing device frameworks

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