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Pro Multithreading and Memory Management for iOS and OS X

with ARC, Grand Central Dispatch, and Blocks

Authors: Sakamoto, Kazuki, Furumoto, Tomohiko

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  • Learn best practices for using Grand Central Dispatch (GCD), blocks, and Automatic Reference Counting (ARC).

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If you want to develop efficient, smooth-running applications, controlling concurrency and memory are vital. Automatic Reference Counting is Apple's game-changing memory management system, new to Xcode 4.2. Pro Multithreading and Memory Management for iOS and OS X shows you how ARC works and how best to incorporate it into your applications. Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) and blocks are key to developing great apps, allowing you to control threads for maximum performance.

If for you, multithreading is an unsolved mystery and ARC is unexplored territory, then this is the book you'll need to make these concepts clear and send you on your way to becoming a master iOS and OS X developer.

  • What are blocks? How are they used with GCD?
  • Multithreading with GCD
  • Managing objects with ARC

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Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4117-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4116-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Multithreading and Memory Management for iOS and OS X
Book Subtitle
with ARC, Grand Central Dispatch, and Blocks
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Kazuki Sakamoto and Tomohiko Furumoto
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4117-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4117-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4116-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 200
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