Qt Quick Controls

Carl Engh

Ready-made UI controls with Qt Quick Controls 2 – A summary

Published Wednesday May 31st, 2017 | 2 Comments on Ready-made UI controls with Qt Quick Controls 2 – A summary
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Declarative UI, Design, Qt Quick Controls, UI

Designing UIs with buttons, switches, dials, sliders and other UI controls is made easy with Qt Quick Controls and QML. Qt Quick Controls provides ready-made UI controls that speed up the creation of great looking user interfaces. Qt Quick Controls has a selection of built-in styles based on various design guidelines allowing you to create […]

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Thomas Hartmann

Qt Quick Designer in Qt Creator 4.3

Published Wednesday May 24th, 2017 | 1 Comment on Qt Quick Designer in Qt Creator 4.3
Posted in Declarative UI, Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Qt Quick Controls, QtCreator, Styles | Tags: , , ,

For Qt Creator 4.3 we added many new features to the Qt Quick Designer. Integrated text editor The most obvious addition is an integrated text editor in the Design mode that also allows editing the QML code side by side with the form editor as a preview. Besides being able to edit QML code while […]

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Alex Blasche

Qt QML Performance improvements in Qt 5.8.0

Published Wednesday March 8th, 2017 | 9 Comments on Qt QML Performance improvements in Qt 5.8.0
Posted in Performance, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls

Qt 5.8 benefited from significant performance efforts in Qt QML.  Some of us spent our entire time figuring out why things are slow and what could be done. This is a continued effort that pretty much started with the first Qt QML release and I don’t think will ever stop.  After a bit of deliberation […]

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J-P Nurmi

Qt Quick Controls 2.1 and Beyond

Published Thursday October 6th, 2016 | 40 Comments on Qt Quick Controls 2.1 and Beyond
Posted in Dev Loop, Qt Quick Controls

As most of you already know, Qt Quick Controls allow you to save time developing user interfaces by utilizing a library of ready-made controls with different styles which you also can easily customize to your liking. The Qt Quick Controls 2 module delivers the next generation UI controls with a great performance boost. The feature […]

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J-P Nurmi

Qt Quick Controls 2.0 – a new beginning!

Published Friday June 10th, 2016 | 22 Comments on Qt Quick Controls 2.0 – a new beginning!
Posted in Qt Quick Controls

Qt Quick Controls 2.0 has come a long way since its first technology preview release with Qt 5.6. It provides a more mature set of controls, which are not based on Qt Quick Controls 1 and are redesigned from scratch to gain a significant performance boost. Enough has already been said about the bottlenecks with […]

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Thomas Hartmann

More of Qt Quick Designer and Qt Quick Controls 2

Published Monday June 6th, 2016 | 10 Comments on More of Qt Quick Designer and Qt Quick Controls 2
Posted in Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick Controls, QtCreator

Qt Creator 4.0 is now released and since so many of you asked for it, we now publish the full uncut video that shows how to create the UI of a simple home automation application using the new Qt Quick 2 Controls. The resulting demo application is available here: Smart Home Demo Application To use […]

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Thomas Hartmann

Qt Quick Designer and Qt Quick Controls 2

Published Tuesday April 26th, 2016 | 10 Comments on Qt Quick Designer and Qt Quick Controls 2
Posted in Qt Quick, Qt Quick 2, Qt Quick 2.0, Qt Quick Controls, QtCreator

Qt 5.6 introduced the Qt Quick Controls 2 and they are already integrated in the upcoming release of Qt Creator 4.0. We took this as a reason to create a video that shows how the new controls can be used to build a UI easily using Qt Creator and the integrated Qt Quick Designer. The […]

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Mitch Curtis

Qt Quick Controls Re-engineered – Status Update

Published Monday November 23rd, 2015 | 56 Comments on Qt Quick Controls Re-engineered – Status Update
Posted in Dev Loop, Performance, Qt, Qt Quick, Qt Quick Controls

Since announcing research on Qt Quick Controls optimized for embedded use, we’ve made good progress towards achieving feature parity with the original Qt Quick Controls. We’ve also added some new controls that didn’t exist (Drawer, RangeSlider, and SwipeView, to name a few). The previous blog post cited performance reasons as the motivation for having one fixed style. However, we […]

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J-P Nurmi

Qt Quick Controls for Embedded

Published Tuesday March 31st, 2015 | 25 Comments on Qt Quick Controls for Embedded
Posted in Qt Quick Controls

Qt Quick Controls are a set of styled UI controls to conveniently build user interfaces in QML. The first release of Qt Quick Controls was included in Qt 5.1 and targeted desktop platforms. Subsequent releases have also vastly improved the support for mobile platforms. Qt Quick Controls are not only offered for convenience, but also […]

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