KDE/QT Programming Bible

KDE/QT Programming Bible

by Arthur Griffith


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764546822
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/15/2000
Series: Bible Series
Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
Pages: 648
Product dimensions: 7.54(w) x 9.24(h) x 2.08(d)

About the Author

About the Author Arthur Griffith has been programming computers for twenty-five years. He has several years of experience in graphics programming, including X11 and motif. His broad background includes oil and gas monitoring, satellite communications, insurance company databases, real-time controls, and hardware diagnostic systems. He specializes in writing computer language interpreters and compilers and has implemented several special-purpose languages. Among the books he has written are Java Master Reference and COBOL For Dummies. He is also the co-author of Peter Norton's Complete Guide to Linux. Arthur now lives in Homer, Alaska, and is a full-time writer and teacher. You can contact him at arthur@belugalake.com.

Table of Contents



PART I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: What is This Thing Called KDE?

Chapter 2: Creating and Displaying a Window.

Chapter 3: Laying Out Widgets in a Window.

Chapter 4: Displaying a Pop-Up Dialog.

Chapter 5: The Predefined Dialogs.

Chapter 6: Menus and Toolbars.

Chapter 7: Grouping Widgets.

PART II: Step by Step.

Chapter 8: The Mouse and the Keyboard.

Chapter 9: Graphics File Formats.

Chapter 10: Fonts.

Chapter 11: Colors.

Chapter 12: Drawing and Painting with QPainter.

Chapter 13: Graphics Manipulation.

Chapter 14: Drag and Drop.

Chapter 15: Interprocess Communications and Applets.

Chapter 16: Some General Utility Classes.

Chapter 17: Internationalization and Configuration.

PART III: Reference and Mechanics.

Chapter 18: The Widgets of Qt.

Chapter 19: The Widgets of KDE.

Chapter 20: Comparative Anatomy of Windowing Programs.

Appendix A: What's on the CD-ROM?

Appendix B: Setting Up for Software Development.

Appendix C: Methods.

Appendix D: Returned By.

Appendix E: Enumerated Types.

Appendix F: Signals.

Appendix G: Slots.


End-User License Agreement.

GNU General Public License.

CD-ROM Installation Instructions.

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