Chapter 12

Where Do YouGo from Here?

now that you've mastered the fundamentals of C, you're ready to dig into the specifics of Mac programming. As you've run the example programs in the previous chapters, you've probably noticed that none of the programs sport the look and feel that make a Mac program a Mac program.

For one thing, all of the interaction between you and your program focuses on the keyboard and the console window. None of the programs take advantage of the mouse. None offer color graphics, pull-down menus, buttons, check-boxes, scrolling windows or any of the thousand things that make Mac OS X applications so special. These things are all part of the Mac user interface.

The Mac User Interface

The user interface is the part of ...

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