Hands-On GUI Programming with C++ and Qt5

Hands-On GUI Programming with C++ and Qt5

AUTHOR: Lee Zhi Eng

PUBLISHER: Packt

PAGES: 404

ISBN-10: 1788397827; ISBN-13: 978-1788397827

Create visually appealing and feature-rich applications by using Qt 5 and the C++ language

Key Features
* Explore Qt 5's powerful features to easily design your GUI application
* Leverage Qt 5 to build attractive cross-platform applications
* Work with Qt modules for multimedia, networking, and location, to customize your Qt applications

Book Description
Qt 5, the latest version of Qt, enables you to develop applications with complex user interfaces for multiple targets. It provides you with faster and smarter ways to create modern UIs and applications for multiple platforms. This book will teach you to design and build graphical user interfaces that are functional, appealing, and user-friendly.

In the initial part of the book, you will learn what Qt 5 is and what you can do with it. You will explore the Qt Designer, discover the different types of widgets generally used in Qt 5, and then connect your application to the database to perform dynamic operations. Next, you will be introduced to Qt 5 chart which allows you to easily render different types of graphs and charts and incorporate List View Widgets in your application. You will also work with various Qt modules, like QtLocation, QtWebEngine, and the networking module through the course of the book. Finally, we will focus on cross-platform development with QT 5 that enables you to code once and run it everywhere, including mobile platforms.

By the end of this book, you will have successfully learned about high-end GUI applications and will be capable of building many more powerful, cross-platform applications.

What you will learn
* Implement tools provided by Qt 5 to design a beautiful GUI
* Understand different types of graphs and charts supported by Qt 5
* Create a web browser using the Qt 5 WebEngine module and web view widget
* Connect to the MySQL database and display data obtained from it onto the Qt 5 GUI
* Incorporate the Qt 5 multimedia and networking module in your application
* Develop Google Map-like applications using Qt 5's location module
* Discover cross-platform development by exporting the Qt 5 application to different platforms
* Uncover the secrets behind debugging Qt 5 and C++ applications

Who This Book Is For
This book will appeal to developers and programmers who would like to build GUI-based applications. Basic knowledge of C++ is necessary and the basics of Qt would be helpful.

About the Author
Lee Zhi Eng is a self-taught programmer who has worked as an artist and programmer at several game studios before becoming a part-time lecturer for 2 years at a university, teaching game development subjects related to Unity and Unreal Engine.

He has not only taken part in various projects related to games, interactive apps, and virtual reality, but has also participated in multiple projects that are more oriented toward software and system development. When he is not writing code, he enjoys traveling, photography, and exploring new technologies.

Book Category

Android Developer / Asp.Net / Asp.Net MVC / Blockchain / C# / C++ / Computer Science / Database / Game Developer / Java / JavaScript / jQuery / Linux / Maven / MS Sql / MySQL / Networking / Oracle / PHP / Python / Spring / VB.Net / Visual Studio / Web Developer

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