[Development] HTML5/CSS vs Qt QML and QtCreator / Assistant

Cristian Adam cristian.adam at qt.io
Fri Jun 28 13:37:57 CEST 2019

> -----Original Message-----
> From: André Pönitz <apoenitz at t-online.de>
> Sent: Friday, 28 June 2019 13:23
> To: Cristian Adam <cristian.adam at qt.io>
> Cc: development at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Development] HTML5/CSS vs Qt QML and QtCreator / Assistant
> > Having the documentation as QML will have no additional constrains for
> > Qt Creator.
> Not in principle, as the pre-built Qt Creator binaries depend on Qt Quick already
> but one of the reasons to replace the Qt Quick based Welcome plugin by a
> widget, based one was that users repeatedly run into problems with it, even in
> rather normal setups, and we were getting tired of recommending  -noload
> Welcome  as a the default workaround.
> Now, Help is not *that* prominent as the Welcome screen, in the sense that it
> does take one more click to get there, but right now I am not fancying to
> recommend -noload Help  as a "solution" for anything ;-)

The Software OpenGL Renderer should fix any problems that one might have with Qt Quick.
I tried it with back in 2017 in "Qt Creator, Ubuntu, and VirtualBox" [1]

I don't know how slow would Qt Creator work in such environments though. 


[1] https://cristianadam.eu/20170321/qt-creator-ubuntu-virtualbox/

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