Using the Qt Creator IDE

Qt Creator is a multiplatform IDE part of the Qt Application Development Framework SDK. It is the IDE of choice for Qt application development and is available with multiple licenses, including GPLv3, LGPLv2, and commercial licenses as well.

Getting ready

  1. Download and install the Qt Creator 3.3.0 for your host from the Qt project downloads website. For downloading and installing an x86_64 Linux host, you can use the following commands:
    $ wget http://download.qt.io/official_releases/qtcreator/3.3/3.3.0/qt -creator-opensource-linux-x86_64-3.3.0.run
    $ chmod u+x qt-creator-opensource-linux-x86_64-3.3.0.run
    $ ./qt-creator-opensource-linux-x86_64-3.3.0.run
    
  2. Build a toolchain that is ready to develop Qt applications with the following: ...

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