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Hot Chocolate: Creating Cocoa Apps with PHP

Location: E146 Level: Intermediate
Presentation: external link
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)

Ever wanted to throw together a GUI app for the Mac but felt intimidated at the prospect of learning Objective-C? Ever wished there was a Mac native version of PHP-GTK? This session will give you a peek at building native Mac apps using PHP.

We’ll start by showing how to build PHP with support for Cocoa, and then construct a simple GUI app, using interface builder to design the interface, and then distill it into a Mac bundle that can be redistributed and used by others.

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Wez Furlong

Message Systems, Inc.

Wez Furlong is the Director of Engineering at Message Systems. In the PHP world, Furlong is a PHP Core developer, the so-called “King of PECL,” the PHP Extension Community Library, and helps to maintain the php.net server infrastructure. Furlong has authored and maintains a number of PHP extensions, and designed and implemented the PHP Streams layer. Furlong currently resides in Columbia, Maryland with his wife, son, and dog.

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