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The Gnome Development Framework

Gnome's application development framework centers around a suite of libraries, all written in portable ANSI C and intended to be used on UNIX-like systems. Libraries which involve graphics realy on the X Window System. Wrappers are available which export the Gnome API to nearly any language you can think of, including Ada, Scheme, Python, Perl, Tom, Eiffel, Dylan, and Objective C. There are at least three different C++ wrappers as well.

This book will cover the C interface to the libraries; however, it should be useful for users of any language binding, since the mapping from C to your preferred language is typically straightforward. The book covers version 1.0 of the Gnome libraries (including the compatible bug fix releases, such as 1.0.9---all 1.0.x versions are compatible).

Non-Gnome Libraries

Taking full advantage of the free software tradition, Gnome didn't start from scratch. It uses several libraries which are maintained separately from the Gnome project. These are a part of the Gnome application development framework, and you can count on their presence in a Gnome environment.

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