Carbon Porting Tutorial

Last Revision:
Version 1.0, 2006-07-25
Porting a simple application from Mac OS 9 to Mac OS X
Build Requirements:
Mac OS X 10.0, Metrowerks CodeWarrior required for the Classic and PEF/CFM versions
Runtime Requirements:
Mac OS 9 or later, Mac OS X 10.0 or later

This sample shows the steps to port an application from Mac OS 9 to Mac OS X. It covers moving from WaitNextEvent to RunApplicationEventLoop, Mach-O, moving from Balloon Help to Help Tags, moving from the List Manager to the Data Browser, moving from Resource Manager resources to Interface Builder nibs, using compositing mode and HIToolbox, and drawing a custom Data Browser column using CoreGraphics (Quartz).