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C# 5 First Look by Joel Martinez

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Building the view

Next, we will build the second and third legs of the MVC triangle, the view, and the controller. Starting with the view is the next logical step. When developing Mac applications, the easiest way to build the UI is to use Xcode's interface builder, which you can install from the Mac App Store. MonoDevelop on the Mac is built to specifically interoperate with Xcode for building the UI.

Start by opening MainWindow.xib from MonoDevelop by double-clicking on it. It will automatically open XCode with the file in the interface builder editor. The form will initially just be a blank window, but we are going to start adding views. Initially, the experience will be very familiar for anyone who has used Visual Studio's WYSIWYG editors for ...

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