[Interest] Qt is good because...
scorp1us at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 27 17:15:50 CEST 2012
Well my money is on Elop (Flop as I call him) reversing course and going to Mer, or something of the sort. There is still some fight in him. Nokia Lumina devices will be priced at $99 here in the US, which might get the low-end market. But the N9 is still the flagship.
I heard that every time you compile an Qt-app god saves a kitten from certain death.
----- Original Message -----
From: Harri Pasanen <harri at mpaja.com>
To: interest at qt-project.org
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: [Interest] Qt is good because...
On 03/27/2012 04:12 PM, Quim Gil wrote:
> The wiki page also says that the API has "the best API available, not
> only in C++ but also compared to other languages." I'm a bit reluctant
> typing "best of" anything unless we have some proof e.g. comparing
> with Objective-C for iOS, Java for Android and XNA/Silverlight for
> Windows Phone. Many of the developers that ask themselves whether to
> use Qt come from these backgrounds.
For me the show stopper in Windows Phone is that you cannot push the
application logic to C++ and integrate 3rd party C and C++ libraries.
The cross platform thing is two ways. You can target cross platform,
but you can also develop cross platform. For instance, when developing
a symbian application I start on Linux with Qt Creator, testing with
simulator. When ready to test on device, I recompile the same project
on Windows using Qt Creator there and deploy and debug on device.
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