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Foundations of Qt Development

Thelin, Johan

2007, XXII, 528 p.

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  • Qt is one of the two major development platforms for Linux
  • The growing popularity of Linux distributions such as Ubuntu will continue to spur interest in Linux-specific application development
  • Fortune 500 companies such as Adobe and Google and small organizations alike are embracing Qt as an effective solution for building cross-platform applications

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 necessary to 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 being developed with Qt.

This book 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 full of real world examples that can be quickly integrated into a developer’s project. While the reader is assumed to be a beginner at Qt development, they are require

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Keywords » C++ - KDE - Layout - Linux - Perforce - Photoshop - operating system - programming - structured design - user experience

Related subjects » Software Engineering

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