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By Bill Cheeseman

Thoroughly revised version, now overlaying Snow Leopard!

Springing from the unique Vermont Recipes site, the place a lot of today’s Cocoa builders acquired their begin, Cocoa Recipes for Mac OS X, moment variation is a programming cookbook that indicates you the way to create an entire Mac OS X program. during this up-to-date version, writer invoice Cheeseman employs a realistic, step by step approach for construction a software from begin to end utilizing the Cocoa frameworks. He starts by means of developing the venture utilizing Xcode and designing and construction the person interface with Interface Builder, after which he fills within the info anticipated of any operating software, resembling handling records and home windows, establishing the most menu, and configuring controls. Later recipes help you upload very important good points similar to a personal tastes window, printing, a support booklet, and AppleScript help. The e-book concludes with a dialogue of deployment of your entire product and steps you could take to discover extra positive aspects. built with the services and real-world thoughts during this e-book, programmers with a few wisdom of C and Objective-C can quick grasp the craft of writing Cocoa courses for Mac OS X.

  • Written for C and Objective-C programmers who are looking to faucet the intense energy and adaptability designed into the Cocoa frameworks, in addition to for knowledgeable Cocoa builders seeking to expand their skills.
  • By following the book’s recipes for making a whole Cocoa software, readers can retrace an analogous steps to jot down any document-based Cocoa program.
  • Includes the most recent suggestions for writing Cocoa purposes for Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard.
  • Project resource records can be found on the internet at www.peachpit.com/cocoarecipes.

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