marcel at metaobject.com
Tue Jun 1 10:27:01 UTC 2004
Great stuff! I'll see what I can do with it, and pester you then :-)
On 1 Jun 2004, at 00:22, Avi Bryant wrote:
> A while ago, Alain Fischer announced his new ObjectiveC plugin,
> allowing Squeak to use Apple's Cocoa and other ObjectiveC libraries.
> Todd Blanchard and I have since done some further work on it, and it's
> at the point now where it can begin be used to build Cocoa UIs from
> within Squeak. As a quick test, I built a native OS X UI for the
> system browser, which you can see in this screenshot:
> The code is on SqueakSource:
> You can get a prebuilt plugin (for use with Ian's 3.7 VM) here:
> The browser demo can be run with "CCBrowser test". It requires this
> nib file:
> You need to untar that and place it inside
> Contents/Resources/English.lproj of your VM application bundle.
> I'm announcing this partly because I've run out of steam on it for
> now, and am hoping someone else will take it the next step of building
> UIs for the various Squeak tools (browsers, debuggers, workspaces,
> inspectors, etc) in Cocoa. A custom NSMorphicView would also be cool,
> although might be pretty tricky. Anyway, if someone does try to take
> this on, I'll be more than happy to answer any questions they have
> about the underlying bridge code.
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