Chapter 2. Building a Beautiful Cross-platform Clock
In this chapter, you will learn that Qt is a great tool to build cross-platform applications. A Qt/C++ clock example is used as a demonstration here. The topics covered in this chapter, which are listed here, are essential for any real-world applications. These are as follows:
- Creating a basic digital clock
- Tweaking the digital clock
- Saving and restoring settings
- Building on Unix platforms
Creating a basic digital clock
It's time to create a new project, so we will create a Qt Widgets application named
We won't utilize any Qt Quick knowledge in this chapter.
Now, change the window title to
Fancy Clock or any other name that you like. Then, the main window UI needs to be tailored because ...