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GUI Programming with Qt

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
GUI Programming with Qt
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIBWI63
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

[updated 26.02.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI603 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , optional course, informatics specific
KIB-PRQT (P222-0116) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , optional course, technical
KIB-PRQT (P222-0116) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , optional course, technical
PIBWI63 Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , optional course, informatics specific
PIB-PRQT (P221-0079, P222-0116) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, optional course, informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
PIB120 Programming 1
PIB210 Programming 2
PIB320 Software Engineering 1
PIB413 Programming 3
PIBWI50 Programming 4

[updated 13.02.2015]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Hong-Phuc Bui, M.Sc.
Lecturer: Hong-Phuc Bui, M.Sc.

[updated 10.02.2015]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have mastered the three components of the Qt framework: Qt widget, QML/QtQuick and the input/output framework. They will be able to use these components to develop desktop applications with a graphical user interface and access to
common data sources (file system, database, http web service).  
In addition, they will demonstrate and deepen the knowledge they have acquired in this subject area in a project.

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module content:
1. Qt Widget and QML/QtQuick
   * Common C++-based GUI widgets
   * Designing graphical user interfaces with the declarative language QML
2. The signal and slot concept, the elementary concept in Qt
   to connect Qt objects
3. In and output utilities in Qt libraries
   * Access to the file system, database and http website
   * Graphical representation of data
4. Working with the IDE Qt Creator and
   the build program qmake, syntax of a qmake file.

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
* Qt Documentation (
* Qt Project Documentation (
* Guillaume Lazar, Robin Penea: Mastering Qt 5, 2016

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module offered in:
SS 2022, SS 2021, SS 2020, SS 2019, SS 2018, ...
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