Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X for Dummies
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  • Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X for Dummies

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X for Dummies

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by Erick Tejkowski
     
 

Cocoa is hot! Stir up apps for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod Touch

It's a great time to go for Cocoa, because it's not only Apple's preferred framework for developing software, it's also the best way for you to create software for Mac OS X and iPhone. This book gives you a solid foundation in Cocoa and the unusual syntax of Objective-C. You'll learn what's

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Cocoa is hot! Stir up apps for Mac OS X, iPhone, and iPod Touch

It's a great time to go for Cocoa, because it's not only Apple's preferred framework for developing software, it's also the best way for you to create software for Mac OS X and iPhone. This book gives you a solid foundation in Cocoa and the unusual syntax of Objective-C. You'll learn what's new in Cocoa frameworks and create applications step by step.

  • X marks the start — see how Xcode underlies your applications as the main component of Apple's Developer Tools
  • Be objective — examine the basics of the Objective-C language and the elements of a Cocoa interface
  • Add bells and whistles — spruce up your apps with audio, video, Internet features, stylized text, and more
  • Graphically speaking — create applications with the stunning graphics for which Macs are famous
  • High-end Cocoa — see how to build apps with multiple documents or even have Xcode build an interface for you

Open the book and find:

  • Tips for building a good interface
  • How to work with Cocoa numbers, arrays, Booleans, and dates
  • Advice on managing files
  • Ten tips for easier Cocoa programming
  • How to simplify with key-value coding
  • What to do with Cocoa on the Internet
  • How to add bindings to your application
  • Steps for building document-based applications

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470432891
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/03/2009
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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