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Cocoa Tip of the Day, 1/22/10

Expose system services.

System services are a graphical equivalent to UNIX pipes - they provide a way for an application to transform a pasteboard.  Exposing system services makes it easy for users to access the features of your program from other applications.

I've expanded this tip, as I will do each Friday in January, into a full article: Cocoa Tips: Exposing System Services.

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Cocoa Programming Developer's Handbook,
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