Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 29th Oct 2007 07:22 UTC
Mac OS X The Ars review of Leopard concludes: "What a long, strange trip it's been. Leopard turned out very differently than I imagined it would only a year ago. Despite some big disappointments near the end of its development process - the new Dock, the menu bar, more Finder floundering - the foundation is stronger than it's ever been."
Thread beginning with comment 282249
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Objective C
by rorya on Thu 1st Nov 2007 14:13 UTC in reply to "Objective C"
Member since:

GnuStep uses it as well, but that's really another OpenStep implementation.

But anyhow, the improvements Apple have made with Obj-C 2.0 are good, having the garbage collection option and such.

I think the direction taken with Obj-C makes more sense than the apporach MS & SUN have taken with .NET & Java, respectively, where the whole runtime is implemented separately from the OS's native runtime. Obj-C is nice in that it is a higher abstraction of the OS's native runtime. Also, it still allows one to take advantage of the power of the underlying C runtime, when needed.

Reply Parent Score: 1