Crank vs QT

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Crank vs QT

Postby chandan1994 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:38 am

I am new to Crank,
Can somebody give some jist on Framework Bringup?
Some Benchmark results for some sample application of QT and Crank and
Pros and Cons compared with QT?
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Re: Crank vs QT

Postby brian » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:42 pm


When speaking of framework bringup I assume you mean how to get the application to target. Storyboard Designer exports a data model of the UI and not code which needs to be compiled. Therefore you can generate the UI (gapp file) from Storyboard Designer and copy that folder to the target, we also support direct exporting to the target via scp. Please see these links: ... ml#d0e4976 ... ml#d0e5264

Once the application is on the target you need to copy/install the proper Engine to the system. Storyboard provides an optimized Engine for each OS/CPU/rendering combination. Please see the following video for a description of this process:

When comparing Qt to Storyboard (Crank) we need to look at the development process, memory usage and performance. Please refer to the following posts regarding this topic: ... qt-part-1/ ... qt-part-2/

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