Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Developing an Ubuntu Application using QtCreator

Qt is a cross-platform application and UI framework for developers using C++ or QML, a CSS & JavaScript like language. Qt Creator is a cross-platform IDE (integrated development environment) tailored to the needs of Qt developers.

You can install QtCreator in your Ubuntu OS from the terminal using the following command: After installing QtCreator/Ubuntu SDK:
  • Open a new project
    • File -> Open New File or Project
You can create the user interface using the drag and drop interface available in QtCreator and the actions to be performed for each slots is to be coded in C++.

Here is a sample Ubuntu application developed for BOINC
Details about the application and how to compile the source code is there in the repository readme file.

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