Learn Cocoa on the Mac

Learn Cocoa on the Mac

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by Jack Nutting, David Mark, Jeff LaMarche
     
 

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"Learn Cocoa on the Mac presents complete coverage of the latest Cocoa frameworks in a logical, step-by-step progression of discussions and tutorials. The base frameworks are introduced and demonstrated: AppKit for all the standard graphical controls and the Foundation framework classes for Objective-C. You'll dig into the basic UI objects and then attack the

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"Learn Cocoa on the Mac presents complete coverage of the latest Cocoa frameworks in a logical, step-by-step progression of discussions and tutorials. The base frameworks are introduced and demonstrated: AppKit for all the standard graphical controls and the Foundation framework classes for Objective-C. You'll dig into the basic UI objects and then attack the fundamentals of Cocoa Bindings, part of Apple's comprehensive implementation ofthe Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern." "Then it's on to a comprehensive look at Core Data, the key to all data-driven applications, from basic concepts to data modeling and even more advanced data techniques. You'll also learn drawing with Core Graphics and Core Animation, file management, aswell as the latest technique introduced with Snow Leopard: using Grand Central Dispatch to make your applications concurrent, in order to make the most of today's multi-core processors." Through a combination of pragmatic problern-solvinq and a deep respect for Cocoa's underlying design philosophies, You'll learn about the diverse capabilities of the various APIs and then how to put them all to use in dynamic combinations. And when you're done, you'll have an integrated view of Cocoa's components and how to use them to build great Mac OS X apps with this rich and mature toolset.

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ISBN-13:
9781430218593
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
03/05/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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