While Leopard is still some time away for users, developers have gotten their hands on early versions of it some time ago. Apple is
giving developers access to the early builds of Leopard in order to give them a head start on the technology and allow them to get their programs up to speed and make the most of the new advances.
As part of this, Apple has started a Leopard Technology Series for Developers on their developer website. This series will go in-depth to describe the technologies and tools that developers can take advantage of in the next major release of OS X.Leopard is the sixth major version of Mac OS X and it will be the most advanced and powerful version yet. For users, it is full of new features and elegant user experience improvements that will make it a joy to use. For developers, things get even better. Leopard contains a cornucopia of cutting-edge new frameworks, streamlined developer tools, new application technologies, and strong system-level foundations. No matter what kind of developer you are, there's something new in the system that will feel tailor made just for you.
To help you get acquainted with what's coming in Leopard, ADC is presenting a series of articles on Leopard technologies over the next several months. These articles will take a deep look at Xcode, Objective-C 2.0, Core Animation, Image Kit, Xray, and much more.
Among the details that can be found on the site there's the confirmation of resolution independence in Leopard.