[Interest] Which "Widget" technology to use when starting a new desktop app

william.crocker at analog.com william.crocker at analog.com
Thu Jan 5 16:51:36 CET 2017

On 01/05/2017 10:29 AM, Bob Hood wrote:
> On 1/5/2017 8:03 AM, Jason H wrote:
>> The mantra is to use QML.
> I just wrote a wonderful utility using Qt 5.6.2 and Widgets for the desktop, and
> there's no hint of QML in it.  It functions beautifully, is easily maintainable,
> and even has full animations.
> I don't think the mantra is QML.  The mantra is: Look at your need, your goal,
> and choose the Qt technology that best fits it. If that's QML, fine. If that's
> Widgets, fine.  Unless Qt reps step up here and support your statement (which
> will have ramifications for me and, I'm sure, many others), summarily stating to
> somebody that they should use QML as the primary tech for a new desktop app is,

> I think, dogmatic, at best, and continues to fuel the anxiety that Qt is pouring
> all the love into a QML/mobile focus.

... you mean, it isn't ?

> Just my $0.02.
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