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Comment on "Objective-C, Ruby and Python for Cocoa"
by rebo — Jan 11
to configure a window instance in cocoa:

win = NSWindow.alloc.initWithContentRect [10,20,300,300],
:styleMask => (NSTitledWindowMask |
NSClosableWindowMask |
NSMiniaturizableWindowMask |

and in hotcocoa built on macruby:

win = window :frame => [10,20,300,300]

from ...

So whilst you can argue that cocoa's syntax has clarity it can often be overly verbose and unnecessary.
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