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Beginning Mac OS® X Programming by Drew McCormack, Michael Trent

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2.5. Summary

Apple provides a number of developer tools and information to help you write programs on Mac OS X. Much of this information is stored locally in /Developer for quick access. Recent information is available at the Apple Developer Connection website at http://developer.apple.com/.

In this chapter you learned

  • How to install the developer tools that came with your copy of Mac OS X

  • Where to find the tools and documentation you just installed

  • How to use the Apple Developer Connection website

In the next chapter, you learn about the Xcode application, which provides the tools you need to develop Mac OS X programs. Before proceeding, however, try the exercises that follow to test your understanding of the material covered in this chapter. You can find the solutions to these exercises in the Appendix A.

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