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Learn Objective-C on the Mac

For OS X and iOS

Authors: Knaster, Scott, Dalrymple, Mark, Malik, Waqar

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  • Learn to write apps for some of today's hottest technologies, including the iPhone and iPad (using iOS), as well as the Mac (using OS X). Learn Objective-C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, Second Edition is an extensive, newly updated guide to Objective-C, the native language that is the underlying foundation for the iOS and OS X software development kits.

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About this book

Learn to write apps for some of today's hottest technologies, including the iPhone and iPad (using iOS), as well as the Mac (using OS X). It starts with Objective-C, the base language on which the native iOS software development kit (SDK) and the OS X are based. Learn Objective-C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, Second Edition updates a best selling book and is an extensive, newly updated guide to Objective-C.

Objective-C is a powerful, object-oriented extension of C, making this update the perfect follow-up to Dave Mark’s bestselling Learn C on the Mac. Whether you’re an experienced C programmer or you’re coming from a different language such as C++ or Java, leading Mac experts Scott Knaster and Waqar Malik show how to harness the power of Objective-C in your apps!

  • A complete course on the basics of Objective-C using Apple’s newest Xcode tools
  • An introduction to object-oriented programming
  • Comprehensive coverage of new topics like blocks, GCD, ARC, class extensions, as well as inheritance, composition, object initialization, categories, protocols, memory management, and organizing source files
  • An introduction to building user interfaces using what is called the UIKit
  • A primer for non-C programmers to get off the ground even faster

About the authors

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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Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4189-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-4188-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Objective-C on the Mac
Book Subtitle
For OS X and iOS
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Scott Knaster and Mark Dalrymple and Waqar Malik
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-4189-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-4189-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-4188-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXV, 384
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