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Inside Macintosh: Programmer's Guide to MacApp / Part 1 - MacApp Theory and Architecture

Chapter 4 -
Launching and Terminating
an Application

This chapter provides a detailed description of what happens when a MacApp application is launched and when it is terminated.

Before reading this chapter, you should read Chapter 2, "Basic Operations." You may also want to refer to Chapter 3, "Core Technologies," for additional information on failure handling, dynamic memory allocation, and segmentation of 68K applications.

Chapter Contents
Initializing MacApp's Core Code
Checking the Processor
Initializing the Macintosh Toolbox
Performing Preliminary Memory Initialization
Validating the Machine Configuration
Installing a Top-Level Failure Handler
Performing Additional Required Initialization
Initializing Additional MacApp Units
Creating and Initializing the Application Object
Calling Run to Put MacApp in Control
Launching the Clipboard
Terminating the Application

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25 JUL 1996