Application Kit

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The Cocoa Application Framework, or Application Kit, or AppKit[1] is a collection of classes and protocols within the OpenStep specification and provided by such operating systems as OPENSTEP, GNUstep, and Mac OS X under Cocoa, providing classes oriented around graphical user interface capabilities. An equivalent in Cocoa Touch is the UIKit.

Classes[edit]

Of the more than 170 classes included in the Application Kit, the following classes form the core:[2]

  • NSApplication
  • NSWindow
  • NSView
  • NSResponder

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AppKit Release Notes for macOS 10.13. Retrieved 23 Oct 2017.
  2. ^ Application Kit Framework Reference. Retrieved 02 Jun 2010.