Setting Up Nimble
To use Qt Creator for Nim development, you need to enable the experimental Nim plugin. Select Help > About Plugins > Other Languages > Nim. Then select Restart Now to restart Qt Creator and load the plugin.
In addition, you have to download and install Nim and set up a Nim kit in Qt Creator.
You can use wizards to create Nim and Nimble projects.
To configure Qt Creator to build Nim executables:
- Select Tools > Options > Kits Compilers > Add > Nim to specify the path to the the Nim compiler.
- Select Apply to add the compiler.
- Select Kits > Add to add a kit for building applications with Nimble:
- In the Name field, specify a name for the kit.
- In the Compiler group, Nim field, select the Nim compiler you added above.
- Select Apply to add the kit.
To use a wizard to create boilerplate files for a Nim package that is managed with Nimble:
- Select File > New Project > Non-Qt Project > Nimble Application.
- Specify the name and location of the application.
- Select Next.
- Specify information about your application package.
- Select Next to create the project.
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