Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide (Big Nerd by Aaron Hillegass

By Aaron Hillegass

are looking to write purposes for iOS or the Mac? This advent to programming and the Objective-C language is step one in your trip from somebody who makes use of apps to anyone who writes them.

in response to colossal Nerd Ranch's mythical Objective-C Bootcamp,¿this publication covers C, Objective-C, and the typical programming idioms that allow builders to utilize Apple applied sciences.

this can be the one introductory-level publication written by way of Aaron Hillegass, probably the most skilled and authoritative voices within the iOS and Cocoa group.

appropriate with Xcode 4.2, iOS five, and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), this advisor beneficial properties brief chapters and interesting type to maintain you stimulated and relocating ahead. while, Aaron’s decision that you simply comprehend what you’re doing—or at the least why you’re doing it—encourages you to imagine significantly as a programmer.

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