Two more for you!
Like Qt’s copy-on-write shared data semantics? Want to do the same for your own class? It’s easier than you think. Simply inherit from
QSharedData, which provides the necessary reference-counting semantics. See here for more info.
Running a Slot on a Different Thread
Sometimes you want to schedule a single operation on a different thread; you can do this using
QObject::moveToThread to move an object’s thread affinity to a different thread, and then trigger the slot as a queued connection. See here for a discussion of how Qt’s threads and Qt’s object system cooperate.