Chapter 11, Native Integration and Packaging
The best software works well with the native operating system. Here
you’ll learn how to launch web browsers, hack the Windows registry,
customize your program for specific platforms, and even control iTunes.
Chapter 12, Miscellany
This chapter offers a grab bag of things that didn’t fit anywhere else, but
were too cool not to include. Animated cursors, better threading, flash-
ing the keyboard lights, and a bunch of quick one-liners to let you make
the most of your busy day.
Conventions Used in This Book
The following is a list of the typographical conventions used in this book:
Used to indicate URLs, filenames, filename extensions, and directory/
folder names. A path in the filesystem will appear as /Developer/Applica-
tions, for example.
Used to show code examples, the contents of files, and console output,
as well as the names of variables, commands, and other code excerpts.
Constant width bold
Used to highlight portions of code, typically new additions to old code.
Constant width italic
Used in code examples and tables to show sample text to be replaced
with your own values.
The second color is used to indicate a cross-reference within the text.
You should pay special attention to notes set apart from the text with the
This is a tip, suggestion, or general note. It contains useful
supplementary information about the topic at hand.
This is a warning or note of caution, often indicating that
your money or your privacy might be at risk.