C++ and Qt is a good choice for developing a mobile application, especially when you need at least two versions for different platforms. But this way is not yet too popular. Why, you may ask? Well, because there are IDEs like Android Studio, SmartCode, Xcode. It is natural to think that a native application is better than cross platform software.
The Qt development framework presents a rich set of tools for the creation of cross platform applications with an advanced UI. The framework supports all popular desktop and mobile operating systems and shares 5th-6th place in a global non-official rating of all cross platform and hybrid toolchains for desktop and mobile development.
How to Build Your C++ Qt Project 10x Faster with 4 Simple Optimizations — Hey! Get back to work! — Compiling! — OK. Carry on. XKCD #303 As a project grows, the time spent on building it becomes more and more valuable. Generally, the longer it takes to build a project, the more time you waste… Read More »
This article makes introduction to the one of the interesting Windows abilities, the ability to deal with multiple desktops. As example it contains the source of code of the .NET library that gives ability of creation System Modal dialogs in the same way as UAC window does. The article is for beginners and requires only very basic knowledge about.NET and Windows API.