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Errata for Rapid GUI Development with QtRuby


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  • Reported in: P1.2 (07-Mar-06)
PDF page: all
This is a great way to make my suggestions. But first I would like to point out that I really enjoyed going through this book. I'm so glad I was abl...more...
  • Reported in: P1.3 (25-Aug-06)
PDF page: all
Greetings, I have a suggestion (I'm not a vip to request anything :) ), I recently bought yet another pragamtic book, the Rapid GUI development with...more...
  • Reported in: P1.4 (27-Mar-11)
PDF page: 1
I think the book was helpful, but I'd really like to see an explanation of how to make a QtRuby executable. What's the point of making a Gui app if it...more...
  • Reported in: P1.4 (22-Nov-07)
PDF page: 1
While the technical material covered seems accurate, and is helpful, I was sorely disappointed by the lack of practical examples. The code snippets di...more...
  • Reported in: P1.3 (30-Jul-06)
PDF page: 14
This is not really a bug, but rather positive feedback: The tip to look for the "kdebindings" package for installation alone is worth the 8.50 bucks ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.0 (05-Nov-05)
PDF page: 16
when compiling smoke, make smoke, after some considerable time I get... x_20.cpp:10212: error: `MV_10_DOT_4' is not a member of type `Qt' x_20.cpp...more...
  • Reported in: P1.4 (22-Feb-07)
PDF page: 22

"on page on page 19" second para page 22--Zaklama

  • Reported in: P1.4 (13-Sep-07)
PDF page: 27
Second paragraph reads: First, Qt::Object provides a className() method that returns the name of the class. Ruby provides the same information via ...more...
  • Reported in: P1.4 (24-Jan-09)
PDF page: 45
Paper page: 40
At "Sublayouts" section, you write this code: @layout = @sublayout = @w1 = @w2 = Qt::Widget...more...
  • Reported in: P1.2 (25-Apr-06)
PDF page: 63
"The mousePressEvent( ) only gets invoked for presses in the empty space of the MouseWidget, however. Notice that the MouseWidget also contains a Qt...more...
  • Reported in: P1.3 (13-Oct-06)
PDF page: 73
Would love to see A LOT more info on using with designer. In particular how to add a custom Widget that was created with QtRuby and be able to add tha...more...