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    Default Android Chat Application Qt ?

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by toufic.dbouk View Post
    does Qt have or add extra features to android developmemt.
    What kind of "extra features"? Does it make your phone brew coffee? No, it doesn't. But it has Qt Quick you can use for your UI. I don't know if you consider it an edge or not.

    Extra fratures such as more android widgets, more styles, good looking GUI.
    No, no "more widgets", no "more styles". As for "good looking GUI" I guess this is kind of personal preference.

    Suggest some examples or documentaions or references regarding my case
    I don't know what "your case" is. As you said yourself it is you who knows what you want to do, not us.
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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Alright thanks for your fast reply. staright to the point answer, i appreciate that.
    Btw nice joke or sarcasm there * does it make your phone brew coffee * good one :P
    Best Regards.

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    You are asking a Qt forum group,, so we would anyway suggest you to use Qt,,,
    you can search on net for advantages of Qt and decide if you want it.

    Also for your understanding, Qt for Android was not a primary target. So you may not even find 100% features of Qt on Android.
    But then why use Qt ? Because you may be able to deploy your application to other supported platforms like Symbian, MeeGo, SailFish in future. [Unless you dont use platform specific code]

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    Stick to Java. Qt is not mature enough on android. Specially for the case of a university project, you will waste more time setting up you environment then actual code.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aamer4yu View Post
    You are asking a Qt forum group,, so we would anyway suggest you to use Qt,,,
    I guess its the fact that i prefere using C++ Qt for programming over other languages and framewroks made me ask this question on Qt forum.
    Thanks for your reply.

    Quote Originally Posted by nish View Post
    Stick to Java. Qt is not mature enough on android. Specially for the case of a university project, you will waste more time setting up you environment then actual code.
    Thanks for your concern. Thats what iam going to do.
    Best regards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nish View Post
    Stick to Java. Qt is not mature enough on android. Specially for the case of a university project, you will waste more time setting up you environment then actual code.
    I think this depends on a case-by-case basis. I've seen projects run on Android without any effort.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wysota View Post
    I think this depends on a case-by-case basis. I've seen projects run on Android without any effort.
    yes correct. For simple apps (but then all *apps* are supposed to be simpler than applications!), no need for shipping huge qt runtime, code them in native framework.

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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Hi,

    You can create chat application in Android using Qt. I have done one project before that was done in Qt 4.8 necessitas version. Here is the link, www.7dyne.com/products-and-services.html or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cba6Y4407Ks

    Check the KNARA chat application, that will work on windows and Android.

    Regards
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    Default Re: Android Chat Application Qt ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ansifpi View Post
    Check the KNARA chat application, that will work on windows and Android.
    Alright thanks ill give it a look. But if its just a demo video it wont be helpful. so i hope its an open source product that i might seek help from.
    Take Care.

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