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A Rectangle Draw "Benchmark"


This example continuously draws rectangles in a window and has another widget that counts the number of rectangles that are drawn per second.
Header file:
/****************************************************************************
** $Id: forever.h,v 1.1 1999/06/03 10:49:02 warwick Exp $
**
** Definition of something or other
**
** Created : 979899
**
** Copyright (C) 1997 by Troll Tech AS.  All rights reserved.
**
****************************************************************************/

#ifndef FOREVER_H
#define FOREVER_H

#include <qwidget.h>

const int numColors = 120;

class Forever : public QWidget
{
    Q_OBJECT
public:
    Forever( QWidget *parent=0, const char *name=0 );
protected:
    void        paintEvent( QPaintEvent * );
    void        timerEvent( QTimerEvent * );
private slots:
    void        updateCaption();
private:
    int         rectangles;
    QColor      colors[numColors];
};

#endif

Implementation:
/****************************************************************************
** $Id: forever.cpp,v 1.2 1999/06/03 01:44:33 warwick Exp $
**
** Copyright (C) 1992-1999 Troll Tech AS.  All rights reserved.
**
** This file is part of an example program for Qt.  This example
** program may be used, distributed and modified without limitation.
**
*****************************************************************************/

#include <qtimer.h>
#include <qpainter.h>
#include <qapplication.h>
#include <stdlib.h>                             // defines rand() function

#include "forever.h"

//
// Forever - a widget that draws rectangles forever.
//

//
// Constructs a Forever widget.
//

Forever::Forever( QWidget *parent, const char *name )
    : QWidget( parent, name )
{
    for (int a=0; a<numColors; a++) {
        colors[a] = QColor( rand()&255,
                            rand()&255,
                            rand()&255 );
    }
    rectangles = 0;
    startTimer( 0 );                            // run continuous timer
    QTimer * counter = new QTimer( this );
    connect( counter, SIGNAL(timeout()),
             this, SLOT(updateCaption()) );
    counter->start( 1000 );
}

void Forever::updateCaption()
{
    QString s;
    s.sprintf( "forever - %d rectangles/second", rectangles );
    rectangles = 0;
    setCaption( s );
}

//
// Handles paint events for the Forever widget.
//

void Forever::paintEvent( QPaintEvent * )
{
    QPainter paint( this );                     // painter object
    paint.setWindow( 0, 0, 1024, 1024 );        // define coordinate system
    paint.setPen( NoPen );                      // do not draw outline
    paint.setBrush( colors[rand() % numColors]);// set random brush color
    QPoint p1( rand()&1023, rand()&1023 );      // p1 = top left
    QPoint p2( rand()&1023, rand()&1023 );      // p2 = bottom right
    QRect r( p1, p2 );
    paint.drawRect( r );                        // draw filled rectangle
}

//
// Handles timer events for the Forever widget.
//

void Forever::timerEvent( QTimerEvent * )
{
    for ( int i=0; i<100; i++ ) {
        repaint( FALSE );                       // repaint, don't erase
        rectangles++;
    }
}

//
// Create and display Forever widget.
//

int main( int argc, char **argv )
{
    QApplication a( argc, argv );               // create application object
    Forever always;                             // create widget
    a.setMainWidget( &always );                 // set as main widget
    always.show();                              // show widget
    return a.exec();                            // run event loop
}


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Qt version 2.0.2