GNUstep, OpenStep and Objective-C Information
If you're interested in GNUstep and OpenStep, you'll probably want to start looking for more information on the Objective-C language, whose design underlies the form, and to a large extent, the philosophy of OpenStep.
You can begin your search with the Apple MacOS X Developer Site. It has a wealth of information on OpenStep. Start with Object-Oriented Programming and the Objective-C Language. Read Discovering OPENSTEP. Look at the Foundation and AppKit APIs. Look at the GNUstep DocumentationAlso look through the excellent articles produced by Stepwise:
- HoldMe, an article on reference counting and garbage collection.
- Working with NSDocument - A Practical Primer and follow-up tutorials on HTMLedit. An example of how easy it is to create a useful word processor in five minutes or less.
- Objective-C Style Conventions 1
- Objective-C Style Conventions 2
- The Objective-C Home Page.
- A good history of Objective-C and comparison with other languages.
- The book Object-Oriented Programming : An Evolutionary Approach
- By Brad J. Cox and Andrew J. Novobilski. The page also has a interview with Brad Cox and other information.
- Another version of the Objective-C Reference.
- In quick, easy HTML format.
- Objective C Book
- in pdf format (Objective-C documentation)
- The full OpenStep specification is here.
- And provided for download in different formats (PostScript, HTMLPDF)
- Original NeXTStep 3.3 Documentation.
- With User Interface Guidelines.
- GNUstep/Openstep information translated to French