[SailfishDevel] Use of other aspects of Qt

Chris Sparks mr_ada at cox.net
Sat Nov 22 19:45:15 UTC 2014


Well without qt_creator it makes developing apps more complicated and 
time consuming.

I was playing with the SDL demo and it seems to want to be run on Linux 
which I'll give
it a go in that environment.  I have gotten too dependent on Windoze....

Chris

>> UI is QML or SDL, QWidgets are not allowed.
> I would add some information to this - QWidgets are not allowed in 
> applications that want to be accepted to the Jolla store (Harbor).
> They are still supported by Qt 5 and work on the Jolla devices, even 
> though they are not as optimized for mobile interface design as
> QtQuick/QML and also the performance might be a bit worse.
>
> So if you want to distribute your application in the Jolla store 
> (Harbor), don't use QWidgets. But if you don't care about Harbor,
> and are fine with distributing over OpenRepos or other channels, you 
> can use them just fine.
>
>>
>> 22.11.2014 22:22, Chris Sparks пишет:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>>
>>> I have been playing with the demos and was wondering am I only 
>>> allowed to use QML?
>>>
>>> I am most familiar with using Qt classes directly and I don't see 
>>> the UI editor so
>>> I am guessing that it is not available for use with Sailfish. Sure I 
>>> can learn QML
>>> but I'd rather use tools I already have experience with to save time.
>>>
>>> What I am trying to work on is an embedded linux app, using Qt, that 
>>> is fast to boot
>>> and runs only one app, mine.  I am wanting to retrofit a classic car 
>>> I have with
>>> modern technology but I need the software/hardware to be operational 
>>> as quick as
>>> possible.  How many folks would tolerate if your gauges became 
>>> operational after 19
>>> seconds.  Sure I can use sleep mode but I saw a demo on YT from 
>>> Linutronix which
>>> used a Linux based OS with Qt and booted under 2 seconds. They ran 
>>> the colliding
>>> mice demo.  This was back in 2011 and after 3 years the processors 
>>> have gotten
>>> faster so I am hopeful. I couldn't get support help from Linutronix 
>>> and I don't
>>> read German so I had to abandon that idea.
>>>
>>> Chris
>>>
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