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Learn C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, Second Edition by James Bucanek, David Mark Scott Brown

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Chapter    14

Where Do You Go from Here?

Now that you’ve mastered the fundamentals of C, you’re next step is to dig into the specifics of Mac programming. As you ran the example programs in the previous chapters, you 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, checkboxes, scrolling windows, or any of the thousand things that make OS X applications so special. These things are all part of the Mac user interface.

In short, the book has, so far, only taught basic C programming ...

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