FOSSMeet 2017

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

Divyam Madaan


Magic with Qt Quick

Submitted Dec 28, 2016

In this world of applications and web, everyone wants to have one on their name be it for android, ios, Windows and Linux. But we are switching to Cross-platform frameworks for the same. Qt is one such cross-platform framework that provides assistance to developers to make their applications running on all platforms. The talk is aimed on the magic that Qt Quick can create with its animations and features and how I used it in my contribution to GCompris which is a part of the KDE educational suite.


Animation and effects form the heart of a software. Qt Quick provies a range of animations and transitions to enhance the working of an applications and even spreads its magic in the creation of games. GCompris is one such software which uses Qt Quick to spread the education to masses with its 140+ set of activities teaching necessary concepts to a child with being supported in 15+ languages. The community is full of enthusiastic people always ready to help. So if you are a FOSS enthusiast and looking forward to hack in this open source world. You are at the right place.

Here is a sight of the expected topics:
1. Playing with animations with Qt Quick
2. 3d magic with Qt quick
3. Introduction to GCompris
4. Your first activity/game with GCompris in few minutes
5. Felt stuck? Community is there to help.
6. Make your first contribution


Anyone interested with cross-platform framework and applications.

Speaker bio

I am a Btech undergraduate from Panjab university, Chandigarh. I have always been an open source enthusiast and lover. Nothing has been more joyable than being a part of the community and making the softwares better to use.
I have organised various workshops in my college motivating the students to contribute being a part of the open source club of my university and was also selected for the Season of KDE program this year.


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