Are you ready to apply your Java skills to the world of Mac OSX? This book shows you how. It first walks you through the historyof Java on Apple, then the free development tools available on OS Xand the steps for automating builds. Next you'll find out how tomake your Java applications behave the way you want in the Macenvironment. With the help of numerous code samples, you'll alsoget up and running with more advanced programming—and soon becreating cutting-edge apps that take full advantage of any Appletechnology.
Start a Java project with one of Xcode's project templates
Distribute your apps in style by mastering icon creation andapplication bundling
Make your Java applications respond and look like real OS Xapplications
Integrate the application menu, the Help Viewer, and the Dockinto your applications
Discover how to add Objective-C® NSViews to your JavaWindows and JFrames
Create impressive text-based UIs using the Terminal
Access the latest information on Apple development Visit www.wileydevreference.com for the latest on tools andtechniques for Apple development, as well as source code for theprojects in this book.