Cocoa (OS X) logo
The Cocoa frameworks consist of libraries, APIs, and runtimes that form the development layer for all of OS X

What is Cocoa (OS X)?

Much of Cocoa is implemented in Objective-C, an object-oriented language that is compiled to run at incredible speed, yet employs a truly dynamic runtime making it uniquely flexible. Because Objective-C is a superset of C, it is easy to mix C and even C++ into your Cocoa applications.
Cocoa (OS X) is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.

Who uses Cocoa (OS X)?

8 companies reportedly use Cocoa (OS X) in their tech stacks, including Apple, Dropsource, and Kobito.

21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cocoa (OS X).

Cocoa (OS X) Integrations

Why developers like Cocoa (OS X)?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Cocoa (OS X)

Cocoa (OS X) Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Cocoa (OS X)?
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
Android SDK
Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
See all alternatives

Cocoa (OS X)'s Followers
31 developers follow Cocoa (OS X) to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Roman Myronov
Yichi Zhang
Zhao Gu
Markus Kirschner
Megan McVey
Nir Lahad