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LinuxWorld: On the Qt -- Discover the object library behind KDE

Apr 02, 2000, 04:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nick Petreley)

"This week, Nick Petreley rediscovers programming and dips into Qt. Also, don't miss tips on sorting out key configuration problems under Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4."

"I had to do a little programming recently, something I don't often do anymore. As a result, I've been bitten by that programming bug again. That's what inspired me to look at Zope last week. And it's what drove me to investigate programming for the K Desktop Environment (KDE), one of the many graphical desktop environments for Linux and other versions of Unix."

"KDE is based primarily on a toolkit called Qt... I discovered that Qt actually trains you to think in terms of object-oriented rather than procedural programming. Indeed, spending some time with Qt makes it clear why it is beneficial to write object-oriented code in the first place."

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