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Foundations of Qt Development by Johan Thelin

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Foreword

My very first computer, a ZX81, did not have a graphical user interface. Compared with today's offerings, I'd say it hardly had graphics at all. That computer never got me excited about programming, mostly because the manuals were in English and I didn't yet know how to read the language.

Then I met the ABC80, a Swedish computer from Luxor. It had the same Z80 processor, 16 kilobytes of RAM, and no real graphics to talk about. It did have an introduction to BASIC in Swedish, though, so it got me started with programming.

My next computer experience was an Atari ST. I must admit that in the beginning I used it mostly for gaming. But as time passed I was thrilled about the possibilities of the Atari for programming. I wrote games, utilities, ...

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