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Cocoa Frontend to C++ Project?
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jessejlt
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Jul 2, 2004, 07:31 PM
 
I'm taking a computer graphics course this term and have decided to use C++ with OpenGL for my term project. I was going to use Carbon for my application's frontend, but would much rather use Cocoa. Is it possible to create a Cocoa frontend for a C++ project?

I've tried creating a new project in IB and then importing the NIB file into my C++ project. I then created a new Cocoa class and included the Cocoa library. Then I tried declaring a simple button object in that class, but I get mass compilation errors. IF this is possible, does anyone have any tips? I'm not looking for Cocoa tips, as I know the basics. I just need to know how to make the frontend bind to my C++ project.

Danka;
jesse ;-)
     
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Jul 2, 2004, 09:47 PM
 
You are looking to use Obj-C++, where you can mix ObjectiveC and C++ freely. In order for them to talk back and forth you do have to make sure you are passing C items (not objects), but you can do a lot.

You should be bringing the C++ into the project, not the other way around.

Lookup Obj-C++ for more.
     
   
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