Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Oct 2009 11:02 UTC
Qt The Haiku alpha is barely out the door, and we already have another important news item about the open source reimplementation of the BeOS. About 18 months ago, Evgeny Abdraimov started porting the Qt4 graphical toolkit to Haiku, and now, we ave some seriously epic screenshots showing a multitude of Qt4 applications running in Haiku, as well as a developer preview release.
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RE[2]: qt, not native
by moondevil on Tue 27th Oct 2009 13:20 UTC in reply to "RE: qt, not native"
moondevil
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2005-07-08

Why?

As a developer I would not care about the BeOS frameworks if my application is QT based.

If all functionality that my application requires is provided by the framework is already there, why should I look elsewhere?

This is exactly the problem of multiplatform GUI development.

If you want to take advantage of what makes a certain platform unique, your application will be tied to that system. If on the other hand you want to make your application work everywhere, then you have the problem that your framework can only provide common features.

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