Objective-C Programming : The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Objective-C Programming : The Big Nerd Ranch Guide Paperback / softback

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Want to write iOS apps or desktop Mac applications?

This introduction to programming and the Objective-C language is your first step on the journey from someone who uses apps to someone who writes them. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular Objective-C Bootcamp, Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide covers C, Objective-C, and the common programming idioms that enable developers to make the most of Apple technologies.

Compatible with Xcode 5, iOS 7, and OS X Mavericks (10.9), this guide features short chapters and an engaging style to keep you motivated and moving forward.

At the same time, it encourages you to think critically as a programmer. Here are some of the topics covered: Using Xcode, Apple's documentation, and other tools Programming basics: variables, loops, functions, etc. Objects, classes, methods, and messages Pointers, addresses, and memory management with ARC Properties and Key-Value Coding (KVC) Class extensions Categories Classes from the Foundation framework Blocks Delegation, target-action, and notification design patterns Key-Value Observing (KVO) Runtime basics

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 325 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Object-oriented programming (OOP)
  • ISBN: 9780321942067

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