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    Hello everyone,
    just a question ,no need for technical details, is it better to build an android chat application like whatsApp , Viber, etc... with good looking GUI using Qt for android ?
    or a person has to develop it using Java and Eclipse ( the best out there for android development ).

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Developer preference ;-)

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Quote Originally Posted by aamer4yu
    Developer preference ;-)
    Thats pretty true.
    But does Qt add extra features ? add-ons ? maybe some simplicity , more widgets for android programming ? more designs etc...

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    It depends what you want to implement.
    Your biological and technological distinctiveness will be added to our own. Resistance is futile.

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Hello Wysota,
    i already said that its a chat application for example lets say a lite version of whatsApp , just a chat application between different clients over the internet

    so i was wondering if Qt for Android has more or extra features most likely in the general android framework or any other specific sites of android development regarding this
    as i said before
    Quote Originally Posted by toufic.dbouk
    But does Qt add extra features ? add-ons ? maybe some simplicity , more widgets for android programming ? more designs etc...
    .

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    Quote Originally Posted by toufic.dbouk View Post
    so i was wondering if Qt for Android has more or extra features
    Sure, you just need to use the QStandardAndroidChat class.
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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Quote Originally Posted by wysota
    Sure, you just need to use the QStandardAndroidChat class.
    You make it sound so easy , you give a person an optimistic spirit to try it even though the person has no clue about it.
    would you suggest or recommend any references, documentations, or examples ? anything for a start up
    I have never tried Qt for Android and i have a project , so i was hoping to build it using Qt instead of the usual java and eclipse programming.
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    I would recommend to first think what you want to do and only then start wondering how you are going to do it. If you say "I want to develop an app just like X" then I will say "why do it if X already exists?".
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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    I know what i want to do, the application will have features that is not found in a lot of apps.
    im not planing on deploying it, i just want to make it for my university project.
    so any recommendations about Qt for Android and the QStandardAndroidChat class passing the thinking phase?

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Quote Originally Posted by toufic.dbouk View Post
    I know what i want to do,
    Great, however we don't so how do you want us to help you?

    If you are asking whether you can write a chat application using Qt then I will say "yes, you can". If you ask whether you can write a chat application with Java then I will say "yes, you can". If you ask which one you should use, I'd say "use the one you feel more comfortable with".
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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Thanks for the reply.
    I kinda asked it that way at first but then i added that i mean does Qt have or add extra features to android developmemt. If you i would start right away with Qt for Android otherwise, i would just use java and eclipse for that.
    Thats exactly my question.
    Extra fratures such as more android widgets, more styles, good looking GUI. like would it be more facilitated using Qt for android ?
    Im confortable with using Qt and java. I usualy use java for android but if Qt offers more regarding android developmemt, features, UI,s, custome widgets, etc... i would be more than ready to use Qt.
    hope this clears my idea.
    Great, however we don't so how do you want us to help you?
    Just a general idea for what i asked.
    For example you suggested QStandardAndroidChat
    Suggest some examples or documentaions or references regarding my case
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Quote Originally Posted by toufic.dbouk View Post
    Hello everyone,
    just a question ,no need for technical details, is it better to build an android chat application likeogwhatsApp , Viber, etc... with good looking GUI using Qt for android ?
    or a person has to develop it using Java and Eclipse ( the best out there for android development ).
    I know the thread is too old but I think you are absolutely right about developing an chat app like WhatsApp for qt because it is really helpful for users to contact each other easily and I hope our seniors are implement on this soon.
    Last edited by Edith; 1st March 2021 at 12:39. Reason: spelling corrections

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edith View Post
    I know the thread is too old but I think you are absolutely right about developing an chat app like WhatsApp for qt because it is really helpful for users to contact each other easily and I hope our seniors are implement on this soon.
    How much time it will required for application?

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    Quote Originally Posted by babanaqash View Post
    How much time it will required for application?
    I'm sorry, I think you should ask this question to anyone who is thinking of making such an app

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edith View Post
    I know the thread is too old but I think you are absolutely right about developing an chat app like GT WhatsApp for qt because it is really helpful for users to contact each other easily and I hope our seniors are implement on this soon.
    It will take a lot of time as well as you will need huge investment if you want to create an application like whatsapp.

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