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Programming Primer for the Macintosh®

Volume 1

1st Edition - October 21, 1994

Authors: John M. May, Judy Whittle

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 6 5 5 5 - 1

Programming Primer for the Macintosh, Volume 1 focuses on the principles and operations of the Macintosh system. The publication first offers information on the development… Read more

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Programming Primer for the Macintosh, Volume 1 focuses on the principles and operations of the Macintosh system. The publication first offers information on the development environment, creating a simple program with Symantec C++, and a review of C++. Discussions focus on pointers, handles, patterns, points, creating a source file, compiling the program, adding libraries, adding file to the subject, building an application, and useful tools. The text then takes a look at the Macintosh ROM, Mac programs and system software, and toolbox managers. Topics include menu, window, control, and dialog manager, alerts, desktop interface, event-driven programming, trap mechanism, interface and library files, stack frame incompatibility, and the relationship between an application and toolbox. The book examines QuickDraw, alerts, and dialogs, memory manager, and object-oriented programming. Concerns include structures, linked list example, new and delete operators, and handling lines, rectangles, round rectangles, ovals, arcs, and polygons The publication is a dependable reference for computer programmers and researchers interested in the Macintosh system.