QML Book Project
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QML Book Project
The Qt Company has started a project to update and extend the Qt 5 Cadaques book.
This page contains a public book backlog and project steering group meeting minutes. You are welcome to give feedback and contribute to the project.
|New chapter||Qt Quick Controls||Merged|
|New chapter||Combining QML and Python||Merged|
|New chapter||3D Contents||Open|
|New contents||Qt licensing 101||Open|
|New contents||Qt Quick TableView||Merged|
|Task||Ensuring build reproducibility||Merged|
|Task||Updating new baseline||Merged|
|Task||Language review and improvement||Done|
Nov 30, 2018 - STG meeting
- Qt Quick Controls, Python, and TableView reviewed. Still waiting fore the final approval from The Qt Company
- Language review started. Look at the backlog above.
- It was decided that Shapes will be put into its own chapter before Chapter Canvas.
- The Qt Company will provide the text about licensing.
- Android chapter requires a content proposal. The 5-10 most relevant topics.
- The WIP modules: Android, build reproducibility, and new baseline can be completed during the sprint.
- Android status will depend on the content proposal, provided by The Qt Company.
Nov 12, 2018 - STG meeting
- Qt Quick Controls finished, final approve still from The Qt Company
- Python exercises reviewed, The Qt Company will check the text in terms of right messaging and do the language review
- TableView ready for review, but no reviews yet
- The whole book language review has been started chapter by chapter. Geriit is used for the review and after the review is finished, a pull request to the GitHub repo is changed.
- Currently, the language review has been done for the Qt Creator and introduction chapters.
- The main tasks are Qt 5.12 and Qt Creator 4.8 updates and the CI system updates, which will ensure build re-producibility
- Android content creation will be started in the background
- The QML book "Go to market" plans will be discussed during Qt World Summit in Berlin.
Oct 17, 2018 - STG meeting
- Qt Quick Controls 2 finished and under final review. Plan to get approved in the week starting on Oct 20.
- Next sprint: Main task QML and Python, background task Updating new baseline
- The new baseline contains new types as well: TableView and Input Handlers.
- One of the Python examples has a problem with passing data in signals between QML and Python. Workaround exists, but the Qt Company will study, if this could be fixed No obvious way of emitting a signal with a named parameter
- The Python examples will need some guidelines: For example, the fie/class structure in Random number / CPU load example. The Qt Company will review and provide suggestions, if they exist.
- The language review task has been started by The Qt Company documentation team.
Sep 28, 2018 - STG meeting
- Work started as planned
- The main task Qt Quick Controls chapter started and work reviewed
- Updating new baseline started in the background
- Language review going to be started in any chapter marked as Done
- Qt Quick Controls chapter going to be finished
- New content modules started: Qt Quick TableView, QML and Python started, Android started
- The Qt Company creates a pull request to add licensing 101 related content
- Build system fix to allow automatic updates
Sep 14, 2018 - Project kickoff
- The first new chapter to be added to the book will be Qt Quick Controls
- The Qt Company R&D will review the new content
- The baseline to which to book is going to be updated is Qt 5.12.0 and Qt Creator 4.8.0
- The content for Qt licensing 101 will come from the Qt company
- The documentation team will take care of the language review
- The book project repo is available in https://github.com/qmlbook/qmlbook