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Learn OS X Lion by Mike Lee, Scott Meyers

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Chapter  33

A Taste of Cocoa Development

In the previous chapter, you got a quick look at Xcode along with many of the other tools Apple provides for development. Learning about the tools is important, but it's all for naught if you don't know how to use them; after all, it would be cool to have a jet plane but less so if you don't know how to fly. With that in mind, in this chapter you will do the following:

  • Build a simple Cocoa application in Xcode
  • Discover what you still need to know to do real Cocoa programming
  • Look at where to go to learn more

While this chapter won't earn you your wings, it will get you off the ground.

NOTE: Cocoa is one of Apple's primary application programming interfaces (APIs) for Mac OS development. Often mistakenly ...

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