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Writing apps for Sailfish: Free APRESS book on QML and JavaScript

asked 2014-05-13 23:26:03 +0300

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Correct me if I am wrong, but I think QML and JavaScript can be used to develop Sailfish apps, too. (C++ can still be used at the heart of the application for processing, but is not required.)

APRESS currently gives away an e-book for free that covers developing apps with QML and JavaScript for BlackBerry. I guess this can be useful for Sailfish developers. The e-book is for free, so just have a look. (You have to go through the entire purchasing process, but the price is 0.- and you have an according option for "payment").

Here is the link: Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development

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Sailfish apps are QML/JavaScript/C++ as is Cascades. But Cascades is very different from QtQuick.

onion ( 2014-05-14 10:04:15 +0300 )edit

I would rather suggest qmlbook.org, although it's not complete yet.

Acce ( 2014-05-14 17:43:08 +0300 )edit

I just skimmed the chapter about JavaScript, looks like should be possible to have a close-to-100% JavaScript app if the app just consumes some REST API. Very promising! :)

Racum ( 2014-05-15 16:58:39 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-05-26 14:33:42 +0300

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There is more generic online book (available also as PDF):


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