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REALbasic is one of the most popular programming platforms for Macintosh users. It's powerful, inexpensive, easy-to-use, and allows programmers to create applications for Macintosh, Mac OS X, and Windows. REALbasic has been described as "Visual Basic for the Macintosh" and indeed, REALbasic's visual, drag-and-drop interface is easy enough for beginners to learn, while still powerful enough for professionals to use. REALbasic for Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide shows how to develop applications for the Macintosh and Windows platform, with plenty of screenshots to guide readers along. This book covers REALbasic version 3.5, which adds supports for Mac OS X, powerful new 3D graphics, Microsoft Office automation, an internal scripting language, and much more. Ideal for beginning programmers as well as those with more programming experience.
I. THE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT.1. REALbasic and Application Development.
II. REALBASIC PROGRAMMING.5. Object-oriented Programming.
III. THE APPLICATION DEVELOPER.13. Good Practices: Design and Documentation.