[Interest] Qt & macOS: future port to SwiftUI?

Allan Jensen Allan.Jensen at qt.io
Fri Jun 14 13:54:10 CEST 2019

On Friday, 14 June 2019 05:32:57 CEST David M. Cotter wrote:
> Currently, the Qt Widgets macOS implementation is based on Cocoa / UIKit /
> AppKit.
> But the future is obviously Swift and SwiftUI.
> I am wondering if there’s any long-term thinking about transitioning to
> SwiftUI?  This has the added benefit of working on iPadOS / iOS / tvOS /
> watchOS, if the hype is to be believed.
> thoughts?

Maybe I am reading it wrong, but it seems to me SwiftUI is basically the same 
idea as QML (with Swift instead of JS as the scripting component), and not 
something we can use as a backend for widgets since it has no C++ or ObjC 
bindings beyond embedding entire SwiftUI views.


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