Java and Mac OS X

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 30, 2010 - Computers - 492 pages
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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!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


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Table ofContents
Exploring library locations Including JARs andnativelibraries Creating custom libraries Finding Environment Variables
Understanding Xcode
Building Basic Projects
Configuring Ant options Compiling from the Terminal
Deploying Applications
Bringing Guidelines APIs and Languages Together
Architecting Alternative Applications
JUnit onOSX

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About the author (2010)

T. Gene Davis is a Senior Web Applications Programmer at the University of Utah's Institute for Clean and Secure Energy. He has been professionally developing Java-based applications for the Mac and other computers since 1999. Davis also writes and maintains Shogi software for his company, Gene Davis Software. In addition, he is the author of Learning Java Bindings for OpenGL.

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