This page contains information how to develop chess software for the Mac. Only information with regard to Mac OS X and X11 is be included. There is no division in these pages with regard to the different kind of applications. You will find console applications, aqua applications and X11 applications next to each other.
For a starting point, please check the getting section. This section will describe where to get software you need.
If you need to compile applications, please check the compiling section.
Once you have configured your applications, please refer to the running section.
Last but not least, read all about Belofte, or skip to its manual or documentation.