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REALbasic Cross-Platform Application Development by Mark Choate

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Chapter 4. Cross-Platform Application Development

DESPITE HOW WELL REALBASIC HAS DONE masking developers from all the underlying considerations required to develop applications for Macintosh, Windows, and Linux, there are still some things about the different platforms that you, the developer, should be aware of.

One consistent element of REALbasic is that they take a practical approach to everything they do. They are not purists. They are pragmatic. As a consequence, their object-oriented language retains procedural programming features that often make things easier to do. Likewise, they take a practical approach to cross-platform development. This means that as a developer, you are often given access to platform-specific features, something that ...

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