Programming for the Newton

Programming for the Newton : Software Development with Newton Script

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With the launch of the Newton 2.0 operating system and the ensuing release of NTK 1.6, this work allows experienced programmers of any language to grasp this technology. Programmers will be able to create applications for the Newton on the Macintosh platform. The volume provides hands-on Newton development training with sample code created specifically for the Newton with NewtonScript. It also features detailed coverage of new features of Newton Toolkit 1.6 and Newton 2.0 and includes information on transitioning from the Newton 1.0 OS to the Newton 2.0 OS. The package includes one Macintosh 3.5" disk containing programming examples from the book as well as demonstration Newton Toolkit 1.6.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 400 pages
  • 190.5 x 234.95 x 31.75mm | 975.22g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 012484832X
  • 9780124848320

Table of contents

Features of a 2.0 Newton Application (including the new 2.0 feature and updated existing features); an introduction to NewtApp - NTK's Newton Program Shell; creating an initial application using NewtApp; Newton applications and Newton views; NewtApp and creating standard views characteristics; the fundamentals of NewtonScript; inheritance in NewtonScript; NewtApp and data; creating, storing and retrieving it; debugging and using the inspector; navigating in NewtonScript; sending messages within an application; extending NewtApp - adding filing, find and routing to an application; communicating with the Desktop. Appendices: using NTK; NewtonScript Syntax; important methods; important messages; important global variables; important global functions.
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