[Development] QML Runtime

Sorvig Morten Morten.Sorvig at digia.com
Wed Dec 12 08:33:49 CET 2012

On Dec 11, 2012, at 8:30 PM, Alan Alpert <416365416c at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 3:33 AM, Sorvig Morten <Morten.Sorvig at digia.com> wrote:
>> Please bundle the QML runtime in a class that the app author can instantiate.
>> This gives us the flexibility to handle platform differences and integrate with existing workflows. There can still be a "qmlscene"-like binary that would simply instantiate the class.
> Already done. It's called QQmlEngine.
> Seriously, the direction this discussion has gone makes me think that
> the 'qml runtime' binary will be basically a vanilla QQmlEngine that
> can load a component from a file (or from text input or whatever) with
> some command line chrome around it. If you want to load the runtime
> within your own C++ application it works *exactly* the same as before.

I think the mindset is important: "everything needed as a part of the qml runtime goes into QQmlEngine". This would include QtQuick2ApplicationViewer which is currently generated by Qt Creator when creating a new project.


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