Developing Qt Quick Applications
- Creating Qt Quick Projects
You can use wizards to create Qt Quick projects.
- Design Views
You can use several different editors and views in the Design mode to develop Qt Quick applications.
Plan your UI properly. Know what elements, such as screens, components, and states, you need. Create a descriptive wireframe and acquire a detailed UI specification before you start to make the process of creating the UI more efficient.
After your UI wireframe has been approved, you can turn it into an interactive prototype to ensure that you and the developers share a common vision about the UI appearance and functionality.
- Motion Design
After the wireframing and prototyping phases, you can use the supported motion design techniques to fine-tune your UI for production. You can use different animation techniques for different purposes. Qt Creator supports common motion design techniques, such as timeline and keyframe based animation and easing curves, as well as screen-to-screen or state-to-state application flows and data-driven UI logic animation.
For more information, watch a video that shows how to perform the tasks above:
- Browsing ISO 7000 Icons
You can add ISO 7000 icons from a library delivered with Qt Creator to UIs and change their color.
- Using QML Modules with Plugins
QML modules may use plugins to expose components defined in C++ to QML applications. Qt Creator cannot load the plugins to determine the details of the contained components, and therefore, the modules must provide extra type information for code completion and the semantic checks to work correctly.
- Converting UI Projects to Applications
Qt Quick UI projects (.qmlproject) are useful for creating user interfaces. To use them for application development, you have to convert them to Qt Quick Application projects that contain .pro, .cpp, and .qrc files.
- Exporting Components
UI files (.ui.qml) can be exported to JSON metadata format and PNG assets.
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