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Foundations of Qt Development

Authors: Thelin, Johan

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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
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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. Common areas of confusion are identified, addressed, and answered.

About the authors

Johan Thelin has worked with software development since 1995 and has experience ranging from embedded systems to server-side enterprise software. He started using Qt in 2000 and has loved using it ever since. Since 2002, he has provided the Qt community with tutorials, articles, and help (most notably, he wrote the "Independent Qt Tutorial"). He works as a consultant focusing on embedded systems, FPGA design, and software development.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foundations of Qt Development
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Johan Thelin
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0251-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0251-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-831-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 528
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