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Mac OS X comes with an array of tools that make Macintosh programming easier and more accessible than ever before - and Cocoa is the hottest of these. Object oriented, featuring powerful frameworks and cool visual interface design capabilities, Cocoa provides you with programming skills you only could dream of a few years ago. With it, you can quickly create sophisticated applications for Mac OS X, complete with beautiful Aqua interfaces and advanced functionality. But getting started with Cocoa can be tricky, and you're going to need all the expert, hands-on advice and guidance you can get. That's where this book comes in.
"Cocoa Programming For Dummies" is your complete guide to mastering that powerful Mac development tool. Full of fast and easy projects for designing, developing, and deploying rich new applications with Cocoa, it gets you up and running, in no time, with what you need to: Master the Cocoa APIGet the most out of AppKit Framework and Found ationGet a handle on Objective-C programmingUse advanced graphics featuresProgram file management featuresDevelop Web-friendly applicationsCreate hot multimedia effectsBuild a movie player
"Cocoa Programming For Dummies" lets you explore Cocoa programming by doing it. Each chapter guides you through the process of creating at least one simple application illustrating the features covered in it. Erick Tejkowski walks you through: Six simple steps to creating Cocoa applicationsProject Builder, Interface Builder, FileMerge, IconComposer, PackageMaker and other utilitiesProgramming in Objective-CManipulating, editing and saving text, and changing text stylesUsing graphics, managing files, and printing with CocoaInteracting with the Web and sending e-mail from a Cocoa applicationLoading and playing sound files and building an audio playerWatching movies with CocoaBuilding document-based applications using AppleScript
The easy way to start cooking up hot new Macintosh applications with Cocoa, "Cocoa Programming For Dummies" puts you in control of all of Mac OS X's awesome object-oriented programming capabilities.