Category:Developing Qt::Qt Script
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There is a mailing list for QtScript development. You can subscribe to it at "http://lists.qt.nokia.com/mailman/listinfo/qt-script":http://lists.qt.nokia.com/mailman/listinfo/qt-script
We have an IRC channel on FreeNode: #qt-script (For a full list of IRC channels of interest to Qt developers, see OnlineCommunities.)
For contributing to QtScript, see the "Qt Contribution Guidelines":http://qt.gitorious.org/qt/pages/QtContributionGuidelines.
Making Applications Scriptable
What's NOT in Scope
QtScript was preceded by QSA — "Qt Script for Applications":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/qsa-1.2.2/index.html. QSA implements a subset of a draft of the (never-completed) ECMAScript 4 language. It also contained API for embedding script editing and "user script execution" into your application (QSA Workbench).
The QtScript module introduced in Qt 4.3 was inspired by QSA, but doesn't share any API or implementation.
The QtScript runtime was built on an in-house-developed, bytecode-based interpreter that performed well for its time.
Qt 4.4 added the "QScriptEngineAgent":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/4.7/qscriptengineagent.html class, which provides an API for hooking into low-level events in the script engine. This class could be used to implement debugging- and profiling-related tools for QtScript.
Qt 4.4 also introduced "QScriptClass":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/4.7/qscriptclass.html, an interface for implementing "catch-all" (interceptor-based) access to script objects; and "QScriptString":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/4.7/qscriptstring.html, a class that represents interned property names (for faster comparison and property access).
Qt 4.5 introduced the "QtScriptTools":http://doc.qt.nokia.com/4.5/qtscripttools.html module, which provides a graphical debugger for QtScript.
Tests and BenchmarksThe QtScript autotests are located in the
BenchmarksThe QtScript benchmarks are located in the
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