Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Jan 2010 18:29 UTC, submitted by martini
OS/2 and eComStation For some months now, independent developers have been working on a Qt4 port for eComStation, and it's almost ready. Some Qt4 applications have been ported to eCS, as well. This project is funded by donations from the eCS-OS2 community and currently they have 82% of the needed sum.
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RE[2]: Qt is the future
by ggeldenhuys on Mon 4th Jan 2010 23:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Qt is the future"
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AFAIK Java is the platform to run apps, while QT seens to be the framework/set of GUIsh tools

Yes and No. Java is more than just a virtual machine, it has a huge class library that contains from parsers, to networking to database access etc.

Same goes for Qt. Qt might have started as only a GUI toolkit, but now it contains much more, like 2D and 3D libraries, Networking, Multi-threading and database classes.

But the big difference is that Qt based apps are native apps (no virtual machine required), so tend to be faster, use less memory etc. than Java equivalents.

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