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..."