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Overview

Installation

KDBindings is a header-only library, so you could just add the /src/kdbindings/ directory to your projects include path or copy it into your project and start using KDBindings.

However, we recommend using CMake to install KDBindings so it's available to any CMake project on your computer.

For this, first clone the project and install it:

Linux/macOS

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mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
cmake --build . --target install # this command might need super user privileges (i.e. sudo)

Windows:

Navigate to the repository and create a folder named build.
Navigate into the folder.
Use Shift+Right Click and select Open command window here.
In the terminal window, run:

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cmake ..
cmake --build . --target install

Accessing KDBindings

Linking using CMake

After installation, KDBindings is available using CMakes find_package directive. This directive then exposes a KDAB::KDBindings library that can be linked against.

Example CMake code:

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find_package(KDBindings)
target_link_libraries(${PROJECT_NAME} KDAB::KDBindings)

Also make sure C++17 or later is enabled in your project:

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set(CMAKE_CXX_STANDARD 17)

Including KDBindings

Once the library is correctly added to your project, the different features of KDBindings are available for include under the kdbindings directory.

All parts of KDBindings are then accessible in the KDBindings namespace.

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// Example includes
#include <kdbindings/signal.h>
#include <kdbindings/property.h>

KDBindings::Signal<std::string> mySignal;

// alternatively add a using directive for the namespace
using namespace KDBindings;
Signal<std::string> myOtherSignal;

For the list of files that can be included, see the files page.

KDBindings Features

KDBindings uses plain C++17 to give you:

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