Java and Mac OS X

Learn the guidelines of integrating Java with native Mac OS X applications with this Devloper Reference book.

Java is used to create nearly every type of application that exists and is one of the most required skills of employers seeking computer programmers. Java code and its libraries can be integrated with Mac OS X features, and this book shows you how to do just that.

You’ll learn to write Java programs on OS X and you’ll even discover how to integrate them with the Cocoa APIs.

  • Shows how Java programs can be integrated with any Mac OS X feature, such as NSView widgets or screen savers
  • Reveals the requirements for integrating Java with native OS X applications
  • Covers OS X libraries and behaviors unique to working with Java

With this book, you will learn that creating Java-based applications that integrate closely with OS X is not a myth!

From the Back Cover
Integrate the power of Java with Apple’s OS X

Are you ready to apply your Java skills to the world of Mac OS X? This book shows you how. It first walks you through the history of Java on Apple, then the free development tools available on OS X and the steps for automating builds. Next you’ll find out how to make your Java applications behave the way you want in the Mac environment. With the help of numerous code samples, you’ll also get up and running with more advanced programming—and soon be creating cutting-edge apps that take full advantage of any Apple technology.

  • Start a Java project with one of Xcode’s project templates
  • Distribute your apps in style by mastering icon creation and application bundling
  • Make your Java applications respond and look like real OS X applications
  • Integrate the application menu, the Help Viewer, and the Dock into your applications
  • Discover how to add Objective-C® NSViews to your Java Windows and JFrames
  • Create impressive text-based UIs using the Terminal

Access the latest information on Apple development. Visit for the latest on tools and techniques for Apple development, as well as source code for the projects in this book.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (May, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470525118
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470525111
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