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DevChannel: Rapid Application Development with QT

Nov 10, 2003, 08:30 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gerard Beekmans)

"RAD, or rapid application development, is a method of quickly developing software. RAD programs allow you to create a graphical user interface in minutes. You start with an empty form, click and drag things like input fields and buttons to the proper positions, and the RAD tools write and maintain the code for you. All that is left is for you to work out which actions should take place when you press buttons and select menu options.

"One popular Open Source RAD tool is QT Designer which is part of the QT package. If you run the KDE desktop, QT will be installed already, and QT Designer may be installed as well. If not, depending on your distribution, QT Designer can be installed from the KDE Development Tools group or qt-designer package..."

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