Difference between an app bundle and a binary

Whats the Difference Between an App (bundle) and a Binary

A binary is the linked product of all your source code. It’s executable. You can run commands against it. An app, is merely a wrapper/directory, which includes that binary and other things. How do you create a binary? First it’s important to understand what a binary is. You’ve used them every day in the terminal. Examples: ls, cp, mkdir. You pass certain parameters to them. They don’t have any file extension....

March 28, 2023 Β· 3 min