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Address Book Tutorial

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An introduction to GUI programming, showing how to put together a simple yet fully-functioning application. This tutorial gives an introduction to GUI programming using the Qt cross-platform framework.


In the process, we will learn about some basic technologies provided by Qt, such as If you're completely new to Qt, please read How to Learn Qt if you haven't already done so.

The tutorial's source code is located in Qt's examples/tutorials/addressbook directory.

Tutorial chapters:

  1. Designing the User Interface
  2. Adding Addresses
  3. Navigating between Entries
  4. Editing and Removing Addresses
  5. Adding a Find Function
  6. Loading and Saving
  7. Additional Features
Although this little application doesn't look much like a fully-fledged modern GUI application, it uses many of the basic techniques that are used in more complex applications. After you've worked through it, we recommend checking out the Application example, which presents a small GUI application, with menus, toolbars, a status bar, and so on.


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