Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jun 2008 09:22 UTC, submitted by tyrione
Apple Scott Stevenson at InformIT interviews Aaron Hillegass about the new edition of Aaron's "Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X" book, programmers' fear of the NIB file, and why there aren't more Macs in corporate America. There are some real gems in this interview, so read on.
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RE: Fear of the NIB file
by tonywob on Wed 4th Jun 2008 11:56 UTC in reply to "Fear of the NIB file"
tonywob
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I started of in a very similar situation. I originally developed using C++ and QT. The first time I was exposed to Cocoa I wanted to write the GUI by hand and hated the .nib files. A few weeks later, and I love it. It saves you a lot of time and serious headaches, and the whole MVC paradigm has helped me organize and plan my code better.

I also agree on the statement that to appreciate and use Cocoa you should use Objective C. Writing code in Objective C allows you to integrate nicely using the Cocoa design patterns, and for me, you get the best of both worlds (i.e. A quick compiled language, with interpreted language like features)

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