TwUI: Twitter’s Hardware Accelerated UI Toolkit

[Twitter open sources the Mac toolkit](http://engineering.twitter.com/2011/07/starting-today-twitter-is-offering-twui.html) that they used to build the [Twitter Mac app](http://itunes.apple.com/nl/app/twitter/id409789998?mt=12) (formerly known as Tweetie): > Until now, there was not a simple and effective way to design interactive, hardware-accelerated interfaces on the Mac. Core Animation can create hardware-accelerated drawings, but doesn’t provide interaction mechanisms. AppKit and NSView have excellent interactionContinue reading “TwUI: Twitter’s Hardware Accelerated UI Toolkit”

Objective-J and Cappuccino, with Francisco Tolmasky

280 North (bought by Motorolla) is the company behind the impressive 280 slides web-based presentation application (a la Keynote) and the framework it was built on: Cappuccino. Cappuccino is an oddball compared to other Javascript frameworks. First of all, it abstracts completely from HTML and CSS, and second of all: it’s not built using regularContinue reading “Objective-J and Cappuccino, with Francisco Tolmasky”