Learn Objective-C on the Mac

Learn Objective-C on the Mac

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Take your coding skills to the next level with this extensive guide to Objective-C, the native programming language for developing sophisticated software applications for Mac OS X. Objective-C is a powerful, object-oriented extension of C, making this book the perfect follow-up to Dave Mark's bestselling Learn C on the Mac, Mac OS X Edition. Whether you're an experienced C programmer or you're coming from a different language such as C++ or Java, leading Mac experts Mark Dalrymple and Scott Knaster show you how to harness the powers of Objective-C in your applications!

A complete course on the basics of Objective-C using Apple's free Xcode tools
An introduction to object-oriented programming
Comprehensive coverage of inheritance, composition, object initialization, categories, protocols, memory management, and organizing source files
A brief tour of Cocoa's foundation framework and AppKit
A helpful "learning curve" guide for non-C developers
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 17.78mm | 680g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 1st Corrected ed., Corr. 3rd printing
  • XXII, 360 p.
  • 1430218150
  • 9781430218159
  • 216,836

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About Scott Knaster

Scott Knaster is a legendary Mac hacker and author of such bestselling books as Hacking Mac OS X Tiger and Macintosh Programming Secrets. His book How to Write Macintosh Software was required reading for Mac programmers for more than a decade.
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