As we write this chapter, Qt is about to enter its second decade as a cross-platform toolkit for software development. Given that Qt is used in applications from Autodesk Maya to the VLC Media Player, in applications both proprietary and open, Nokia’s choice to provide it on Nokia smartphones and mobile computers is well justified. With support for graphics, multimedia, multithreading, and platform services such as network and file system access, along with a port of WebKit for application development, Qt offers a robust collection of APIs and elegant programming metaphor on top of C++.
KeywordsMain Thread Resource File Proxy Model Project File Class Declaration
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