[Development] Qt for iOS - iOSStyle

Jake Thomas Petroules jake.petroules at petroules.com
Tue Mar 12 22:23:24 CET 2013


I'm already working on some preliminary testing for QIosStyle. I don't know how long it'll be before I have something on Gerrit but it will come.
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Jake Petroules
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On Mar 12, 2013, at 7:52 AM, Sorvig Morten <Morten.Sorvig at digia.com> wrote:

>> 
>> Another good example of iOS app that does not quite follow the native UI is
>> LinkedIn. I really like it, and I agree with you when you say some design
>> alternatives can actually look even better than the stock native style based
>> ones. But I am assuming this is not the point in this discussion - the point
>> is: is it possible to implement a QStyle based iOS style? I would go for yes.
>> Now, is there enough manpower and does it make sense? I don't know, then it's
>> up to whoever will (not) be doing it.
>> 
>> There might be a dozens of reasons not to go down that road - complexity, lack
>> of manpower or whatever may turn up. But assuming it will look half baked and
>> place that as a main reason makes me scratch my head.
> 
> 
> Complexity, maintenance burden and lack of manpower are the main reasons against, yes. And I think Jens summed up the technical issues well.
> 
> The way to prove us wrong is of course to step up and implement (and maintain) such a style.
> 
> Morten
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