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Cocoa Recipes for Mac OS X: The Vermont Recipes, Second Edition by Bill Cheeseman

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Section 3. Looking Ahead

You have now built a working Vermont Recipes application with a fully functional Chef’s Diary document. It includes all of the major trappings that go with any competent Mac OS X application, such as user preferences, printing, a Help book, and AppleScript support.

There is a lot of work ahead of you, however, if you choose to turn Vermont Recipes into a real recipes database application. Not least among the tasks remaining is the need to master Apple’s Core Data API. And that is only for the data modeling and storage functionality that the application will require. To finish building out the recipes window, you will also need to use many AppKit classes that you have not encountered in this book, including NSOutlineView ...

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