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Excellent Free Books to Learn QML

Qt Modeling Language (QML) is a hierarchical declarative language for user interface layout with a syntax similar to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).

It can bind to C++ objects via Qt’s meta object system and also supports inline JavaScript. It’s much like HTML or XAML but without the XMLness.

Here’s our recommended free books to learn QML.


1. Qt5 Cadaques by Jürgen Ryannel

Qt5 CadaquesQt5 Cadaques provides the reader with a walkthrough of the different aspects of application development using Qt 5.12.

It focuses on the new Qt Quick technology, but also provides necessary information about writing C++ back-ends and extension for Qt Quick.

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2. Qt 6 QML Book by Johan Thelin, Jürgen Bocklage-Ryannel, and Cyril Lorquet

Qt 6 QMLThis text will guide you through QML, Qt’s language for creating dynamic user interfaces.

The book is meant as a book that you can read from front to back where each chapter builds on what you’ve previously learned. But it can also be used as a way for the experienced reader to get oriented in a new topic.

Each chapter focuses on a specific topic and introduces the concepts from Qt and QML. However, the Qt documentation will always provide the full picture and is a great reference to look up the details about all elements, properties, enumerations, and more.

The book is split into three parts. The first few chapters ofofer an introduction. If you want to learn QML, you should make sure to read these chapters. The following chapters, 6-14, can be seen as fairly separate chapters introducing independent topics. The remainder of the book focuses on more advanced topics such as details of JavaScript, mixing C++ and QML, and the Qt for Python bindings and QML.

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3. Learning qml by various authors

LEARNING qmlThis is an unofficial and free qml ebook created for educational purposes.

All the content of the book is extracted from Stack Overflow Documentation.

The content is released under Creative Commons BY-SA, and the list of contributors to each chapter are provided in the credits section at the end of this book.

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