I'm starting to see more and more software being written in, or being ported
to, Electron (e.g., Skype's latest v8 update now uses Electron). I know
QML is supposed to be Qt's solution to cross-device development, so I'm
wondering if anybody here has had opportunity to actually use both, and what
insights they might have in terms of comparing QML's declarative design to
Electron's HTML5 approach.
Full disclosure: I'm a hard-core Qt C++ developer, and I've made no secret of
the fact that I'm not crazy about QML. However, it's getting harder and
harder to avoid having to be cross-device in my development, and while I know
Qt Widgets can run on mobile devices, but it seems like a heavy weight and
somewhat inelegant approach. Something more designed for the task might be my
On a related note, has anybody done a QML (e)book yet that is focused on its
uses in cross-device development? The last/only one I saw seemed to focus
only using QML to create interfaces from scratch, and that just turned me off,
coming from the widget-rich environment of Qt desktop.
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