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Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Lee Zhi Eng
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Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Lee Zhi Eng

Overview of this book

With the growing need to develop GUIs for multiple targets and multiple screens, improving the visual quality of your application becomes important so that it stands out from your competitors. With its cross-platform ability and the latest UI paradigms, Qt makes it possible to build intuitive, interactive, and user-friendly user interfaces for your applications. Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook, Second Edition teaches you how to develop functional and appealing user interfaces using the latest version of QT5 and C++. This book will help you learn a variety of topics such as GUI customization and animation, graphics rendering, implementing Google Maps, and more. You will also be taken through advanced concepts like asynchronous programming, event handling using signals and slots, network programming, various aspects of optimizing your application. By the end of the book, you will be confident to design and customize GUI applications that meet your clients' expectations and have an understanding of best practice solutions for common problems.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Advanced SQL queries

By following this recipe, you will learn how to use advanced SQL statements such as INNER JOIN, COUNT, LIKE, and DISTINCT.

How to do it...

You can do a lot more than just performing simple queries on the SQL database. Let's follow these steps to learn how:

  1. We need to add a few tables to our database before we can dive into the programming part. Open your web browser and access phpMyAdmin. We need several tables for this example to work:
  1. I will show you the structure of each of the tables required for this project and the dummy data inserted into the tables for testing. The first table is called branch, which is used to store the IDs and names of different branches of the dummy company:
  1. Secondly...