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=Overview=
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{{Abstract|Qt (pronounced "cute") is a cross-platform application and UI framework. It is the recommended development framework for app developers targeting [[:Category:Symbian|Symbian]] devices and the MeeGo based [http://www.developer.nokia.com/Devices/MeeGo/ Nokia N9]. Qt is also available for Windows, Mac OS, Linux/X11, Windows CE, Embedded Linux.}}
Qt (pronounced like "cute) is a cross-platform application framework, which was originally created and developed by Trolltech. Nokia acquired Trolltech in June 2008, and renamed it to Qt Software as a group within Nokia.
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Qt provides a number of technologies for application and UI developement. Nokia recommend [[:Category:Qt Quick|Qt Quick]] (a declarative language) for UI development on mobile platforms along with [[:Category:Qt Mobility|Qt Mobility]] for accessing use cases that are more important in mobile devices.
  
Qt is available for Windows, Mac OS, Linux/X11, Windows CE, Embedded Linux, and soon for S60 as well.
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There are many excellent resources for Qt developers both on this site and elsewhere:
 
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* Nokia Developer
The [http://trolltech.com/about/news/qt-for-s60-announced S60 support was announced] in Symbian Smartphone Show in October 2008 and there is [http://labs.trolltech.com/blogs/2008/10/20/were-porting-qt-to-s60/ an early tech-review version for early adopters] available.
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** [[Qt SDK]]
 
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** [http://www.developer.nokia.com/Develop/Qt/ Site resources]
[http://qt4.garage.maemo.org/ A port of Qt for [http://maemo.org maemo] (Hildon) is also available.]
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** [[:Category:Qt]] (Nokia Developer wiki)
 
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** [http://www.developer.nokia.com/Community/Discussion/forumdisplay.php?219-Qt Qt Discussion boards]
There are great instructions available, if you want to [http://trolltech.com/developer/getting-started get started with cross-platform development with Qt].
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* [http://developer.qt.nokia.com/ qt.nokia.com]
 
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* http://wiki.maemo.org/Qt
=Available bindings=
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* [http://developer.qt.nokia.com/static/community_resources/ Other developer community resources]
Although Qt is built around C++, you can use Qt APIs from other languages as well
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** [http://www.qtcentre.org/content/?s=c82a18baf7eb3b1d9e29f0fc7a53a7af www.qtcentre.org][[Category:MeeGo Harmattan]] [[Category:Symbian]]
* with Python through [http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/software/pyqt/intro PyQt]
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* with Java through [http://doc.trolltech.com/qtjambi-4.4/html/com/trolltech/qt/qtjambi-index.html Qt Jambi]
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=Additional resources=
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* http://trolltech.com/
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* http://trolltech.com/developer
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* Qt Developer/Labs Forums http://labs.trolltech.com/forums/
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* Other developer community resources http://trolltech.com/developer/community-resources including for example http://qtcentre.org
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Qt (pronounced "cute") is a cross-platform application and UI framework. It is the recommended development framework for app developers targeting Symbian devices and the MeeGo based Nokia N9. Qt is also available for Windows, Mac OS, Linux/X11, Windows CE, Embedded Linux.

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Qt provides a number of technologies for application and UI developement. Nokia recommend Qt Quick (a declarative language) for UI development on mobile platforms along with Qt Mobility for accessing use cases that are more important in mobile devices.

There are many excellent resources for Qt developers both on this site and elsewhere:

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