Java and Mac OS X
By T. Gene Davis
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: March 2010
Pages: 576

Integrate the power of Java with Apple's OS X

Are you ready to apply your Java skills to the world of Mac OS X? This book shows you how. It first walks you through the history of Java on Apple, then the free development tools available on OS X and the steps for automating builds. Next you'll find out how to make your Java applications behave the way you want in the Mac environment. With the help of numerous code samples, you'll also get up and running with more advanced programming—and soon be creating cutting-edge apps that take full advantage of any Apple technology.

  • Start a Java project with one of Xcode's project templates

  • Distribute your apps in style by mastering icon creation and application bundling

  • Make your Java applications respond and look like real OS X applications

  • Integrate the application menu, the Help Viewer, and the Dock into your applications

  • Discover how to add Objective-C® NSViews to your Java Windows and JFrames

  • Create impressive text-based UIs using the Terminal

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