Chapter 12. NIB Files and NSWindowController
In RaiseMan, you are already using two NIB files:
RMDocument. nib. (Recall that the compiler converts our XIB files to NIB files during the build process.)
MainMenu.nib is automatically loaded by
NSApplication when the application first launches.
RMDocument.nib is automatically loaded each time an instance of
RMDocument is created. In this chapter, you will learn how to load NIB files by using
Why would you want to load a NIB file? Most commonly, your application will have several windows (such as a Find panel and a Preferences panel) that are used only occasionally. By putting off loading the NIB until the window is needed, your application will launch faster. ...