Linked by Jared White on Thu 24th Apr 2003 17:49 UTC
General Development There are two major varieties of Cocoa available. The first variety, possibly the more well known of the two, is the kind that you can use to make a nice warm cup of chocolate milk. While tasty, it's hardly proper subject matter for an operating systems information site. The second variety is far more on-topic: a programming environment for Apple Mac OS X that is the modern evolution of of the original NeXTSTEP frameworks. That's what I'm here to talk about today.
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Well personnally I found the [] syntax quite elegant since the beginning ... as it "feels" more like you send a message and not simply do a method call. And it let you send messages quasi- in the form of sentences (with the possibility of naming the arguments).

Frankly it's so much better when you take the readibility of a program in count...

At the beginning I found also the OpenStep API quite "verbose", with long names, etc. But in fact it's not painful tu use (I adapted very quickly), perhaps because it's easy to retain the method's names ... And the big, big advantage, is here again the readibility of the code. That's one of the big plus with ObjC/OpenStep programs ...

(to the one asking for a comparison between Qt and OpenStep, in my opinion, OpenStep is better. More coherent. But Qt is a also a wonderful toolkit -- that's what I used before committing to GNUstep and Objective-C ;-) futhermore, the Signal/Slot Qt thing is similar to Objective-C . Only that with Objective-C, it the normal method ;-)