jeff-h edited this page May 31, 2014 · 17 revisions

The MacGap project provides HTML/JS/CSS developers an Xcode project for developing Native OSX Apps that run in OSX's WebView and take advantage of WebKit technologies.

The project exposes a JavaScript API for OS X integration, such as displaying native OS X 10.9 notifications. The MacGap project is extremely lightweight and nimble; a blank application is about 980KB.


  • tiny compiled app sizes
  • Mac App Store compatible
  • access to many Mac OS X-specific features

For JavaScript developers.


MacGap was originally conceived and developed in Jan 2012 by https://github.com/maccman

It was forked/ported from Phonegap-mac and is under the same license (MIT).

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