I am trying to wrap my head around the design considerations one needs to take into consideration as one develops an application for both the desktop and iOS. What seems clear is that the design ...
I'm working on a Cocoa application for Mac OSX. I'm looking for the best interface design tools. Currently, I use a combination of Photoshop and Interface Builder. Anybody have any secret weapons ...
One is allowed to assign key equivalents to controls like Push Buttons in Cocoa. For example, one might assign Cmd-E to push button. Would you make any attempt to let the user know that pressing ...
Has anyone come across any online content that jumps outside the box and re-thinks how we can organize multi-windowed content more effectively than using the classic tab bar along the top of the ...
Introduced with the original Mac OS X were dialog sheets: As I understand (not being a Mac user) these sheets are modal, requiring user interaction in the current window, but not limiting the user ...
I'm working on a file manager where the user can change text properties, the same way as in programming editors: font-family, font-size, antialiasing, background-color, foreground-color. Currently I ...
I wonder what useful stuff one can put in an About box in a Mac OS X program. Most basic the About box displays Program icon Program name Version number Copyright More sophisticated ones ...