Programming in Objective-C / Edition 4

Programming in Objective-C / Edition 4

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by Stephen G. Kochan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321811909

ISBN-13: 9780321811905

Pub. Date: 12/30/2011

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Programming in Objective-C is a concise, carefully written tutorial on the basics of Objective-C and object-oriented programming. The book makes no assumption about prior experience with object-oriented programming languages or with the C language (upon which Objective-C is based). And because of this, both novice and experienced programmers alike can use this

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Programming in Objective-C is a concise, carefully written tutorial on the basics of Objective-C and object-oriented programming. The book makes no assumption about prior experience with object-oriented programming languages or with the C language (upon which Objective-C is based). And because of this, both novice and experienced programmers alike can use this book to quickly and effectively learn the fundamentals of Objective-C. Readers can also learn the concepts of object-oriented programming without having to first learn all of the intricacies of the underlying procedural language (C). This approach, combined with many small program examples and exercises at the end of each chapter, makes it ideally suited for either classroom use or self-study. Growth is expected in this language. At the January 2003 MacWorld, it was announced that there are 5 million Mac OS X users and each of their boxes ships with Objective-C built in.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321811905
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
12/30/2011
Series:
Developer's Library Series
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

PART I - The Objective-C Language
2 Programming in Objective-C
3 Classes, Objects, and Methods
4 Data Types and Expressions
5 Program Looping
6 Making Decisions
7 More on Classes
8 Inheritance
9 Polymorphism, Dynamic Typing, and Dynamic Binding
10 More on Variables and Data Types
11 Categories and Protocols
12 The Preprocessor
13 Underlying C Language Features

PART II - The Foundation Framework
14 Introduction to the Foundation Framework
15 Numbers, Strings, and Collections
16 Working with Files
17 Memory Management and Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)
18 Copying Objects
19 Archiving

PART III - Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS SDK
20 Introduction to Cocoa and Cocoa Touch
21 Writing iOS Applications

Appendixes
A Glossary
B Address Book Program Source Code

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Programming in Objective-C 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This has to be the most well written book I've read so far. I can actually read it for hours on end without feeling burned out. Most books I've read have been on Java and they can be difficult at times to understand, so I end up having to backtrack and read the paragraph over again in order to understand what the author was trying to say. With this book I haven't had to do that once. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in programming in Objective-C.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book is perfect for someone who is starting object oriented programing and is looking for a dynamic language to start with. This book covers programing on any platform. It doesnt cover making a user interface but there are other books that will cover that. Over all this book is a must have for anyone looking to get into programing, who doesnt want to get mixed up in a complicated language like c++.
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