Linked by Andrew Youll on Sun 10th Jul 2005 18:22 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Apple In the latest update to the technical documentation available from ADC, Apple has published this note: "Features added to Cocoa in Mac OS X versions later than 10.4 will not be added to the Cocoa-Java programming interface. Therefore, you should develop Cocoa applications using Objective-C to take advantage of existing and upcoming Cocoa features".
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Objective-C is Great, but
by fscotsman on Mon 11th Jul 2005 00:56 UTC
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Objective-C is great, but it would be nice to have a language for Cocoa development that is both fast, and completely dynamic. Not a hodgepodge of C and Smalltalk. What makes Cocoa a pleasure is the framework not the language, although Objective-C is an order of magnitude better for application development than C++. It would be cool if in Leopard, or at the next WWDC Apple introduced a language that fits to Cocoa's semantics, and is completely dynamic with garbage collection. I could see a Smalltalk dialect fitting the bill. Incremental compilation, like lisp would be cool too.

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