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On Jun 6, 2007, at 10:17 AM, GREG NEELEY wrote:
> To Rail-ites in the City of Brotherly Love,
> Hello from Kansas City.
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> Justin R.,
> Just a follow-up example attached comparing a simple
> program to the same task using Ruby on the Mac. It
> sheds some light on naming conventions often used in
> Cocoa applications.
> You "ain't just whistin' dixie" when you talk about
> some awkward
> naming conventions in Cocoa, which uses the
> Objective-C "NS" calls
> in the Foundation Toolkit.
> This reminded me of the old days when you wrote X code
> and had every line of code beginning with something
> like "Xt" or "Xlib" with
> the GUI Motif calls staring with "Xm". When you call
> "every animal
> in the barn XtHorse or XmCow", I don't think it
> particularly improves
> Of course, it was Disraeli who said, "it's easier to
> be critical than to be correct", so I thought I'd at
> least write a side-by-side (attached as a WORD
> Hope this helps. I do still enjoy using Objective-C,
> and will never give up C entirely. However, the
> "line-by-liner" shows the appeal of using Ruby
> instead. Less LOC to get calculation entities such as
> arrays rendered as objects means far fewer headaches
> in the maintenance phase, where 70% of project budgets
> are spent.
> --- "Justin W. Reagor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Mac graphics with Quartz look promising, too.
>>> for the news on Ruby and Leopard.
>> I am not 100% sure, but I think you can use Quartz
>> graphics with
>> RubyCocoa. Not sure if it fits your application
>> needs or not... but
>> here are a couple links for the mailing list anyway.
>> I completed the small tutorial last night, wasn't
>> too bad. But I do
>> hate the naming conventions for Apple's Cocoa
>> Take care,
>> :: Justin Reagor
>> :: email@example.com
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