[Interest] Qt5 - my hopes for when the dust settles...

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Sun Aug 19 01:27:42 CEST 2012

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Richard Moore <rich at kde.org> wrote:

>> Qt's Javascript would be much more useful if wrappers for all the Qt
>> classes were already in it.
>> It is so much more enjoyable to code in PyQt using the Qt classes I
>> already know and love from C++. I think it should be possible from
>> JavaScript too. Then I could create a little javascript command line
>> interpreter and create Qt objects and inspect them like I do now via
>> Python.
> I've developed one of these in the past (kjsembed) and Kent did the
> same with QtScript. Neither have been that heavily used in practice,
> though QtScript has had some degree of success as an embedded
> scripting language within application.

IIRC there was a third Qt JavaScript binding based on SMOKE and
developed by someone from Amarok fame. I cannot remember the name of
the developer (Ian Monroe?) but I seem to remember Richard Dale
mentioning it at an Akademy a few years ago.

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

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