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Qt 5 Blueprints by Symeon Huang

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Chapter 3. Cooking an RSS Reader with Qt Quick

In this chapter, we will focus on developing applications with Qt Quick. For touchscreen-enabled devices, Qt Quick applications are much more responsive and easy to write. An RSS reader is used as a demonstration in this chapter. The following topics will enable you to build elegant Qt Quick applications:

  • Understanding model and view
  • Parsing RSS Feeds by XmlListModel
  • Tweaking the categories
  • Utilizing ScrollView
  • Adding BusyIndicator
  • Making a frameless window
  • Debugging QML

Understanding model and view

As mentioned before, Qt Quick applications are different from traditional Qt Widgets applications. You are going to write QML instead of C++ code. So, let's create a new project, a Qt Quick application named

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