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Encyclopedia > Harmony toolkit

The Harmony toolkit is a never completed, free software toolkit that aimed to be API compatible with the (at the time, proprietary) Qt toolkit, but wanted to add functionality such as multi-threaded applications and pluggable themes. It has been suggested that Free Software Replacements be merged into this article or section. ... API with 3 clients, using the Unified Modeling Language notation An application programming interface (API) is a set of definitions of the ways one piece of computer software communicates with another. ... Proprietary indicates that a party exercises private ownership, control or use over an item of property, usually to the exclusion of other parties. ... In computer programming, the Qt toolkit is a cross-platform graphical widget toolkit for the development of GUI programs. ... Many programming languages, operating systems, and other software development environments support what are called threads of execution. ...

Development ceased at the end of 2000, when Qt became free software removing the need for the Harmony Project to exist. This article is about the year 2000. ... It has been suggested that Free Software Replacements be merged into this article or section. ...

There is now, however, renewed interest in Harmony because Qt does not meet the licensing criteria of the LSB. LSB may stand for: least significant bit (computing) Linux Standard Base (computing) lower sideband (radio) Local Scene Blend (see: LSB Nation) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

External links

  • History of Qt and Harmony
  • Qt and the LSB

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Qt (toolkit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1099 words)
This gave rise to two efforts: the Harmony toolkit which sought to duplicate the Qt Toolkit under a free software license and the GNOME desktop that was meant to supplant KDE entirely.
With the release of version 2.0 of the toolkit, the license was changed to the Q Public License (QPL), a free software license but one regarded by the FSF as incompatible with the GPL.
Other portable graphical toolkits have made a different design decision, such as wxWidgets, MFC (Windows only), GTK+, and the Java based SWT[2] which use the toolkit of the target platform for their implementation.
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Harmony Hill’s cancer retreats are weekend residential programs that help those facing cancer, and their loved ones, cope with the physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges of cancer.
Harmony Hill is a place to retreat from the stresses of daily life and have time to focus on yourself.
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