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Objective-C for Absolute Beginners

iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made Easy

Authors: Bennett, Gary, Lees, Brad, Fisher, Mitch

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  • Updated for Xcode 7 and iOS 9
  • Experienced app developer and author team
  • Authors of Swift for Absolute Beginners and Developing for Apple TV
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About this book

Learn Objective-C and its latest release, and learn how to mix Swift with it. You have a great idea for an app, but how do you bring it to fruition? With Objective-C, the universal language of iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps. 

Using a hands-on approach, you'll learn how to think in programming terms, how to use Objective-C to construct program logic, and how to synthesize it all into working apps. Gary Bennett, an experienced app developer and trainer, will guide you on your journey to becoming a successful app developer. Along the way you'll discover the flexibility of Apple’s developer tools

If you're looking to take the first step towards App Store success, Objective-C for Absolute Beginners, Third edition is the place to start.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the fundamentals of computer programming: variables, design data structures, and work with file systems
  • Examine the logic of object-oriented programming: how to use classes, objects, and methods
  • Install Xcode and write programs in Objective-C
  • Make OS X applications and iOS apps that do cool stuff
  • Who This Book Is For

    Anyone who wants to learn to develop apps for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Watch using the Objective-C programming language. No previous programming experience is necessary.

About the authors

Gary Bennett is president of xcelMe.com. xcelMe teaches iPhone/iPad programming courses online. Gary has taught hundreds of students how to develop iPhone/iPad apps, and has several very popular apps on the iTunes App Store. Gary's students have some of the best-selling apps on the iTunes App Store. Gary also worked for 25 years in the technology and defense industries. He served 10 years in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear engineer aboard two nuclear submarines. After leaving the Navy, Gary worked for several companies as a software developer, chief information officer, and resident. As CIO, he helped take VistaCare public in 2002. Gary also co-authored iPhone Cool Projects for Apress. Gary lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife, Stefanie, and their four children.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Becoming a Great iOS or Mac Programmer

    Bennett, Gary (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Programming Basics

    Bennett, Gary (et al.)

    Pages 11-33

  • It’s All About the Data

    Bennett, Gary (et al.)

    Pages 35-57

  • Making Decisions About...and Planning Program Flow

    Bennett, Gary (et al.)

    Pages 59-82

  • Object-Oriented Programming with Objective-C

    Bennett, Gary (et al.)

    Pages 83-99

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1904-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Objective-C for Absolute Beginners
Book Subtitle
iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made Easy
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Gary Bennett, Brad Lees and Mitchell Fisher
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1904-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1904-1
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XXIII, 298
Number of Illustrations and Tables
32 b/w illustrations, 223 illustrations in colour
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