Chapter 13.  All Packed and Ready to Deploy

In the previous chapter, you learned to create a robust application with unit tests. The final step for an application is packaging. The Qt framework enables you to develop cross-platform applications but packaging is really a platform-specific task. Moreover, when your application is ready to be shipped, you need a one-step procedure to generate and pack your application.

In this chapter, we will reuse the gallery application (both on desktop and mobile platforms) to learn the steps required to package a Qt application. There are many ways to prepare the packaging of an application. In this chapter, we want to package the gallery application, from Chapters 4Conquering the Desktop UI, and Chapter 5 ...

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