Objective-C: Visual QuickStart Guide

Objective-C: Visual QuickStart Guide

by Steven Holzner

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Objective C 2.0 is the object-oriented language that is the basis for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, the development environment for the iPhone/iPod Touch.You'll learn all the basics: from handling data and creating functions to managing memory and handling exceptions. For programmers who want to develop iPhone apps, it's a must, and this title in the Visual QuickStart-style is the easy, fast way to get started.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321703477
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 02/17/2010
Series: Visual QuickStart Guide
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 99998
File size: 366 KB

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started: Essential Objective-C
Chapter 2: Directing Program Flow
Chapter 3: Handling Data
Chapter 4: Creating Functions
Chapter 5: Classes and Objects
Chapter 6: Object-Oriented Programming
Chapter 7: Working with Object-Oriented Inheritance
Chapter 8: Categories, Posing, and Protocols
Chapter 9: Using Arrays and Dictionaries
Chapter 10: Managing Memory in Objective-C
Chapter 11: Exception Handling

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Objective-C: Visual QuickStart Guide 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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LaurelRS More than 1 year ago
Along my self-study route for Objective-C, I've done 5 chapters in one book and 7 in another, writing the book code, debugging and then translating the concepts into some of my own ideas, to see what I've learned. I've been using, 3 different books as I work to learn Objective-C. I worked with each one for a period of time, until I get to a point where the book isn't working for me. That's usually when I am working through a sample in the book, and I can't decide what a particular line does and cannot find a reference in the book using the table of contents, index, or previous examples that explains it in a way I understand. Or I cannot create an example of my own that's similar to the one I've just gotten working from the book. At that point, I switch to another book. When I switched to this book, I stayed. I like it because it's really straightforward. Holzner presents one concept at a time. I do the example in the book. Then I recreate that example with words and objects from my own imagination, to make sure I get the idea. Then I go through the code and ask myself, what is this line doing? I can really do that with this book. And when I say , 'Gee I don't know!", I can go back and find a previous example to remind myself why you code a given line a given way. I've been journaling a few of these examples at anewobjectiveDOTblogspotDOTcom Maybe they'll provide a study technique that helps you. Let me know. (I also noted the names of the other two books, which have a lot of good information. I plan to return to them when I finish this one)
Peteyp More than 1 year ago
This helps me understand what everything means and breaks it down for me.
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Cernek More than 1 year ago
This is exactly what I needed. I have a strong background in C; a little in C++; a few other languages as well (e.g. MS/VB). I got a couple of Objective C books, but was struggling to get the "Big Picture". This book got me there. Lots of example code. I still need the reference books for the details, but at least I've moved past the language and on to COCOA.