Beginning Mac OS X Snow Leopard Programming
By Michael Trent, Drew McCormack
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: February 2010
Pages: 672

A solid introduction to programming on the Mac OS X Snow Leopardplatform

The Mac OS X Snow Leopard system comes with everything you needin its complete set of development tools and resources. However,finding where to begin can be challenging. This book serves as anideal starting point for programming on the Mac OS X Snow Leopardplatform. Step-by-step instructions walk you through the details ofeach featured example so that you can type them out, run them, andeven figure out how to debug them when they don't work right.Taking into account that there is usually more than one way to dosomething when programming, the authors encourage you to experimentwith a variety of solutions. This approach enables you toefficiently start writing programs in Mac OS X Snow Leopard usingmyriad languages and put those languages together in order tocreate seamless applications.

Beginning Mac OS X Snow Leopard Programming:

  • Teaches you where to find current resources for the developertools that come with your copy of Mac OS X Snow Leopard

  • Explores Xcode®, the application used to build Mac OS Xprograms

  • Walks you through designing a graphical user interface withInterface Builder

  • Shows you how application resources are stored and howapplications work in multiple languages

  • Explains writing applications using the Cocoa® frameworks,Xcode, and Dashcode

  • Addresses how various scripting languages extend Mac OS X'scommand-line interface

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