Lee Zhi Eng
Create visually appealing and feature-rich applications by using Qt 5 and the C++ languageKey Features:Explore Qt 5’s powerful features to easily design your GUI applicationLeverage Qt 5 to build attractive cross-platform applicationsWork with Qt modules for multimedia, networking, and location, to customize your Qt applicationsBook 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 GUIUnderstand different types of graphs and charts supported by Qt 5Create a web browser using the Qt 5 WebEngine module and web view widgetConnect to the MySQL database and display data obtained from it onto the Qt 5 GUIIncorporate the Qt 5 multimedia and networking module in your applicationDevelop Google Map-like applications using Qt 5’s location moduleDiscover cross-platform development by exporting the Qt 5 application to different platformsUncover the secrets behind debugging Qt 5 and C++ applicationsWho 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.