Print this page Share

Java and Mac OS X

ISBN: 978-0-470-52511-1
492 pages
May 2010
Java and Mac OS X (0470525118) cover image


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.

See More

Table of Contents


Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Programming Java for OS X.

Chapter 2: Introducing the Environment.

Chapter 3: Understanding Xcode.

Chapter 4: Building Basic Projects.

Chapter 5: Deploying Applications.

Part II: Bringing Guidelines, APIs, and Languages Together.

Chapter 6: Porting and Designing.

Chapter 7: Integrating Windows, Menus, and Dialog Boxes.

Chapter 8: Embedding Cocoa Components.

Part III: Architecting Alternative Applications.

Chapter 9: Understanding JNI.

Chapter 10: Creating Screen Savers.

Chapter 11: Creating Terminal Applications.

Part IV: Appendixes.

Appendix A: More Development Tools.

Appendix B: JUnit on OS X.



See More

Author Information

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.
See More


Download TitleSizeDownload
Chapter 2 10.21 MB Click to Download
Chapter 3 23.26 MB Click to Download
Chapter 4 7.92 MB Click to Download
Chapter 5 11.14 MB Click to Download
Chapter 6 11.66 MB Click to Download
Chapter 7 2.08 MB Click to Download
Chapter 8 33.40 KB Click to Download
Chapter 9 37.19 KB Click to Download
Chapter 10 4.73 MB Click to Download
Chapter 11 2.50 MB Click to Download
AppendixB 5.68 MB Click to Download
See More

More in this series

Back to Top