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Game Programming Using Qt by Lorenz Haas, Witold Wysota

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Chapter 5. Graphics with Qt

When it comes to graphics, we have so far been using only ready-made widgets for the user interface, which resulted in the crude approach of using buttons for a tic-tac-toe game. In this chapter, you will learn about much of what Qt has to offer with regard to custom graphics. This will let you not only create your own widgets, incorporating content that is entirely customized, but also integrate multimedia in your programs. You will also learn about employing your OpenGL skills to display fast 3D graphics. If you are not familiar with OpenGL, this chapter should give you a kick-start for further research in this topic. By the end of the chapter, you will be able to create 2D and 3D graphics for your games using classes ...

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