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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)

Uploading and downloading files using FTP

We have learned how to create simple chat software which distributes text messages among the users. Next, we will learn how to create a program that uploads and downloads files using FTP.

How to do it...

Let's get started by observing the following steps:

  1. For this project, we need to install software called FileZilla Server, which we will use as the FTP server. FileZilla server can be downloaded from by clicking on the Download FileZilla Server button, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. Once you have downloaded the installer, run it and install FileZilla Server by agreeing to all the default options, as shown in the following screenshot: