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++
Build applications 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.