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Qt5 C++ GUI Programming Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Lee Zhi Eng
Book Image

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)

Creating a nested animation group

One good example of using a nested animation group is when you have several parallel animation groups and you want to play the groups in a sequential order.

How to do it...

Let's follow these steps to create a nested animation group to play different animation groups in a sequential order:

  1. We will use the UI from the previous example and add a few more buttons to the main window, like so:
  1. Create all of the animations for the buttons, and then create an easing curve and apply it to all of the animations:
QPropertyAnimation *animation1 = new QPropertyAnimation(ui->pushButton, "geometry");