Chapter 1

Starting to Build a Graphing Calculator

When Apple announced Mac OS X 10.7, also known as Lion, it did so under the banner “Back to the Mac.” Mac OS X Lion incorporates lessons Apple has learned from the wildly successful iOS platform, available on iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices, and the excitement it has garnered presents lucrative opportunities for you, as a software developer, to create and distribute applications for this platform. Mac users consistently demonstrate passion for their computing platform, a willingness to pay for software, and a demand for quality and innovation. If your motivations don’t issue from financial fountains, developing Mac software provides you with a way to return the passion for computing, ...

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