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Mac OS X Advanced Development Techniques
     

Mac OS X Advanced Development Techniques

by Joe Zobkiw
 

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Mac OS X Advanced Development Techniques introduces intermediate to advanced developers to a wide range of topics they will not find so extensively detailed anywhere else.

The book concentrates on teaching Cocoa development first, and then takes that knowledge and teaches in-depth, advanced Mac OS X development through detailed examples. Topics

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Mac OS X Advanced Development Techniques introduces intermediate to advanced developers to a wide range of topics they will not find so extensively detailed anywhere else.

The book concentrates on teaching Cocoa development first, and then takes that knowledge and teaches in-depth, advanced Mac OS X development through detailed examples. Topics covered include: writing applications in Cocoa, supporting plug-in architectures, using shell scripts as startup items, understanding property lists, writing screen savers, implementing preference panes and storing global user preferences, custom color pickers, components, core and non-core services, foundations, frameworks, bundles, tools, applications and more. Source code in Objective-C, Perl, Java, shell script, and other languages are included as appropriate.

These solutions are necessary when developing Mac OS X software, but many times are overlooked due to their complexities and lack of documentation and examples. The project-oriented approach of Mac OS X Advanced Development Techniques lends itself perfectly to those developers who need to learn a specific aspect of this new OS. Stand-alone examples allow them to strike a specific topic with surgical precision. Each chapter will be filled with snippets of deep, technical information that is difficult or impossible to find anywhere else.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132713924
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
04/22/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
456
File size:
6 MB

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Meet the Author

Joe Zobkiw is president of TripleSoft Inc., a software development firm located in Raleigh, NC. He has been writing software for Macintosh, UNIX, and Windows operating systems since 1986. Joe has written numerous technical articles on software development-related topics throughout his career. His experience includes writing communication, utility, and business applications for commercial and private clients. This is his second book on advanced Macintosh software development.

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