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A guided introduction and learning path for developers new to Cocoa.

Cocoa is an object-oriented application environment designed specifically for developing Mac OS X-only native applications. The Cocoa frameworks include a complete set of classes, and for developers starting new Mac OS X-only projects, Cocoa provides the fastest way to full-featured, extensible, and maintainable applications. You can bring applications from UNIX and other platforms to Mac OS X quickly by using Cocoa to build state-of-the-art Aqua user interfaces while retaining most existing core code. Read More...

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Mindjet Enhances MindManager 6 Mac: More Than Just Porting an Application
Mindjet created a Mac feature-rich version of their Windows product  by designing it as a Mac app from scratch. Read how this makes for a much better Mac user experience.

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