Chapter 8.  Animations - It's Alive, Alive!

In the previous chapter, you learned how to create a custom Qt Designer plugin. This chapter will push things further and teach you how to create a distributable Software Development Kit (SDK) to third-party developers, how the plugin system works with Qt, and how to make your application more attractive using fancy animations.

The example project will be a reimplementation of the project from Chapter 7Third-Party Libraries Without a Headache. You will build the same image processing application, but with the ability to import the filters from plugins.

This chapter will teach you how to do the following:

  • Create an SDK using the Qt Plugin system
  • Implement custom plugins using the SDK
  • Factorize build tasks ...

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