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Beginning Mac OS "X" Snow Leopard Programming



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Beginning Mac OS "X" Snow Leopard Programming by Michael Trent
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A solid introduction to programming on the Mac OS X Snow Leopard platform The Mac OS X Snow Leopard system comes with everything you need in its complete set of development tools and resources. However, finding where to begin can be challenging. This book serves as an ideal starting point for programming on the Mac OS X Snow Leopard platform. Step-by-step instructions walk you through the details of each featured example so that you can type them out, run them, and even figure out how to debug them when they don't work right. Taking into account that there is usually more than one way to do something when programming, the authors encourage you to experiment with a variety of solutions. This approach enables you to efficiently start writing programs in Mac OS X Snow Leopard using myriad languages and put those languages together in order to create seamless applications. Coverage Includes: The Mac OS X Environment Developer Tools Xcode Interface Builder The C Language The Objective-C Language An Introduction to Cocoa Document-Based Cocoa Applications Core Data-Based Cocoa Applications An Overview of Scripting Languages The Bash Shell AppleScript and AppleScriptObjC Javascript, Dashboard, and Dashcode Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. PART I MAC OS X DEVELOPER RESOURCES. CHAPTER 1 The Mac OS X Environment. CHAPTER 2 Developer Tools. CHAPTER 3 Xcode. CHAPTER 4 Interface Builder. PART II APPLICATION PROGRAMMING. CHAPTER 5 The Application. CHAPTER 6 The C Language. CHAPTER 7 The Objective-C Language. CHAPTER 8 Introduction to Cocoa. CHAPTER 9 Document-Based Cocoa Applications. CHAPTER 10 Core Data-Based Cocoa Applications. PART III SCRIPT PROGRAMMING. CHAPTER 11 Overview of Scripting Languages. CHAPTER 12 The Bash Shell. CHAPTER 13 AppleScript and AppleScriptObjC. CHAPTER 14 Javascript, Dashboard, and Dashcode. INDEX.

Author Biography

Michael Trent is a technical reviewer for numerous books and magazine articles and the coauthor of Beginning Mac OS X Programming with Drew McCormack. Drew McCormack is an experienced computational scientist, founder of the "The Mental Faculty"--an independent company developing software for the Mac and iPhone--and the coauthor of Beginning Mac OS X Programming with Michael Trent. Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
Release date Australia
January 22nd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
black & white tables, figures
Wrox Press
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