OPENSTEP articles on Wikipedia
OpenStep
OpenStep is an object-oriented application programming interface (API) specification for a legacy object-oriented operating system, with the basic goal
Mar 6th 2017



Rhapsody (operating system)
and the announcement of Mac OS X in 1998. It consisted primarily of the OPENSTEP operating system ported to the Power Mac along with a new GUI to make it
Jan 6th 2017



NeXTSTEP
libraries. The result was the OpenStep API, which ran on multiple underlying operating systems, including NeXT's own OPENSTEP, Windows NT and SUN Solaris
Apr 16th 2017



NeXT character set
vector, WE8NEXTSTEP or next-multinational) was used by the NeXTSTEPNeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP operating systems on NeXT workstations since 1988. It is based on Adobe
Apr 11th 2017



Application Kit
is a collection of classes within the OpenStep specification and provided by such operating systems as OPENSTEP, GNUstep, and Mac OS X under Cocoa, providing
Nov 2nd 2016



Fire (instant messaging client)
Fire is an instant messaging client for Mac OS X (previously for OPENSTEP), that can access IRC, XMPP, AIM, ICQ, Microsoft, Yahoo!, and Bonjour. All services
Feb 2nd 2017



Yellow Box
melliodora, the Yellow Box species of Eucalypt Cocoa (APIAPI). Yellow Box was the OPENSTEP base of libraries and binary support which became Apple's Cocoa APIAPI. A
Jul 4th 2014



Shelf (computing)
The Shelf is an interface feature in NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP, and is used as a repository to store links to commonly used files, directories and programs
Jan 10th 2017



GNUstep
GNUstep is a free software implementation of the CocoaCocoa (formerly OpenStep) Objective-C frameworks, widget toolkit, and application development tools for
Apr 30th 2017



Installer (macOS)
Installer is an application included in macOS (and in its progenitors OPENSTEP and NeXTSTEP) that extracts and installs files out of .pkg packages. It
Feb 25th 2017



Ose
aiming at the collaborative development of tools OPENSTEP Enterprise, NeXT's offering of the OpenStep platform for Microsoft Windows Open System Environment
Dec 29th 2016



Dictionary (software)
and 10.8 added French, German, Spanish and Chinese. OS X's progenitor, OPENSTEP (and NEXTSTEP) provided similar functionality, called Digital Webster,
Mar 2nd 2017



Yet Another Previewer
bundled with the NeXT demos package of NeXTSTEP, which was also bundled with OPENSTEP. It was not carried into its incarnation as Mac OS X, presumably because
Feb 17th 2017



Mac OS X Server 1.0
named Rhapsody, which was an interim combination of the OpenStep system (Mach OS and OpenStep API) and Mac OS 8. Although Mac OS X Server 1.0's graphical
Mar 8th 2017



NeXTstation
OS cannot use partitions larger than 4 GB) Operating System: NeXTSTEP, OPENSTEP. NetBSD supports some of the NeXTstation's hardware. Peripherals: Modem
Feb 12th 2017



Gorm (computing)
equivalent of Interface Builder that was originally found on NeXTSTEP, then OPENSTEP, and finally on Mac OS X. Gorm and Project Center represent the heart of
Mar 31st 2014



Terminal (macOS)
the macOS operating system by Apple. Terminal originated in NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP, the predecessor operating systems of macOS. As a terminal emulator, the
Apr 14th 2017



Universe (Unix)
/usr/ucbinclude and library files in /usr/ucblib. /usr/ucb can also be found in NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP, as well as Solaris. Sven Mascheck, SINIX V5.20 Universes
Jan 24th 2014



Foundation Kit
Kit, or just Foundation for short, is an Objective-C framework in the OpenStep specification. It provides basic classes such as wrapper classes and data
Apr 26th 2017



LaunchBar
a series of shell scripts for the NeXTSTEP platform, then migrated to OPENSTEP where it was developed into a full-fledged application. It was ported to
Dec 30th 2016



PostScript Standard Encoding
this character set. NeXT based the character set for its NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP operating systems on this one. The following table shows the PostScript
Apr 11th 2017



MacOS version history
into OPENSTEP which separated the object layers from the operating system below, allowing it to run with less modification on other platforms. OPENSTEP was
Apr 30th 2017



SPARCstation 10
NetBSD and OpenBSD support it, but without acceleration, while NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP have no support whatsoever. The SS10 holds system information such as
Apr 25th 2017



Quartz (graphics layer)
comparisons with the Display PostScript technology used in NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP (of which macOS is a descendant). Quartz's internal imaging model correlates
Apr 27th 2017



Bertrand Serlet
Snow Leopard. He led development of the Workspace manager in NEXTSTEP and OPENSTEP.[citation needed] He also led the Mac OS X team from its inception.[citation
Oct 31st 2016



Home directory
Documents became in effect the single user's home directory. NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP in a single user, non-networked setup, /me is used, as well as /root when
Apr 6th 2017



Mach-O
turn, based on an idea from Spice Lisp.[citation needed] Under NeXTSTEP, OPENSTEPOPENSTEP, macOS, and iOS, multiple Mach-O files can be combined in a multi-architecture
Mar 22nd 2017



NeXT
standard called OpenStep. NeXT withdrew from the hardware business in 1993 to concentrate on marketing OPENSTEP for Mach, its own OpenStep implementation
Apr 9th 2017



Cocoa text system
GNUSTEP implements a similar, broadly-compatible system. Derived from OPENSTEP, the Cocoa text system can use many Emacs keybindings for programmer familiarity
Sep 23rd 2016



Fat binary
platforms. It was later used to allow OPENSTEP applications to run on PCs and the various RISC platforms OPENSTEP supported. Multi-Architecture Binary
Mar 27th 2017



Mac OS X Public Beta
succeeded Mac OS X Server 1.0, the first public release of Apple's new NeXT OpenStep-based operating system, which used a variant of the classic Mac OS's "Platinum"
Apr 24th 2017



Darwin (operating system)
known as OPENSTEP), first released in 1989. After Apple bought NeXT in 1997, it announced it would base its next operating system on OPENSTEP. This was
Apr 18th 2017



Inside Macintosh
Carbon and which were not, and the Cocoa documentation inherited from OPENSTEP. Later, the Carbon Specification was refactored into the Carbon Reference
Mar 28th 2017



Portable Distributed Objects
network of computers. It was created by Computer">NeXT Computer, Inc. using their OpenStep system, whose use of Objective-C made the package very easy to write. It
Sep 22nd 2016



Bundle (macOS)
In NeXTSTEP, OPENSTEP, GNUstep, and their lineal descendants macOS and iOS, a bundle is a file directory with a defined structure and file extension, allowing
Mar 1st 2017



Xgrid
modeled the design of Xgrid on the Zilla program, distributed with NeXT's OPENSTEP operating system application programming interface (API), which Apple owned
Nov 2nd 2016



TeachText
Mac OS X, both were replaced by the TextEdit application derived from OPENSTEP. Acrobat Reader Envoy (WordPerfect) Notepad (software) WordPad "Archived
Apr 18th 2017



MacOS Server
a hybrid of OPENSTEP from NeXT Computer and Mac OS 8.5.1. The GUI looked like a mixture of Mac OS 8's Platinum appearance with OPENSTEP's NeXT-based
Apr 12th 2017



SPARCstation 20
SPARCstation 20. On certain CPU modules (Sun SuperSPARC only), NeXTSTEP 3.3 and OPENSTEP 4.x also run. SPARCstation 10 Sun Ultra 1 Sun Ultra 2 OSIAH SPARCstation
Apr 25th 2017



SPARCstation 5
with TurboSPARC variants MirBSD/sparc NetBSD/sparc OpenBSD/sparc NeXTSTEP OPENSTEP/Mach SPARCstation "SPARCstation 4 Just the Facts". Sun Microsystems
Feb 1st 2016



Uniform Type Identifier
unrecognized file errors when files were transferred from DOS/Windows systems. OPENSTEP, which formed the basis of Mac OS X, used extensions, and early versions
Apr 22nd 2017



Carbon (API)
than a port to the entirely different Cocoa system, which originated in OPENSTEP. Carbon was an important part of Apple's strategy for bringing Mac OS X
Apr 12th 2017



Cocoa (API)
creation of OpenStep, or for the original proprietary term for the OpenStep framework, NeXTSTEP. Much of the work that went into developing OpenStep was applied
Jan 12th 2017



MacOS
This led Apple to purchase NeXT in 1996, allowing NeXTSTEP, then called OPENSTEP, to serve as the basis for Apple's next generation operating system. This
Apr 29th 2017



Private Use Areas
those, only 311 are used in the range U+F700U+F8FF (NeXT (NeXTSTEP and OPENSTEP) and Apple (Mac OS X AppKit)). Of these is U+F8FF the Apple logo generally
Mar 19th 2017



Package manager
package management is vital on these systems. The Framework system from OPENSTEP was an attempt at solving this issue, by allowing multiple versions of
Apr 12th 2017



NetHack
Vulture's Eye offers an isometric perspective NetHack on OPENSTEP/NeXTSTEP Bugs, humorous messages, stories, experiences, and ideas for
Apr 18th 2017



Objective-C
hardware production and focus on software tools, selling NeXTSTEP (and OpenStep) as a platform for custom programming. In order to circumvent the terms
Apr 9th 2017



OmniWeb
1995 after only one month's development time. As NeXTSTEP evolved into OpenStep and then Mac OS X, OmniWeb was updated to run on these platforms. OmniWeb
Apr 26th 2017



Star Trek project
life" of the publicly Power PC-only Mac-OSMac OS. This project was to retain OPENSTEP's x86 port, keeping Mac OS X and all supporting applications (including
Mar 28th 2017





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