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Objective-C for Absolute Beginners

iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made Easy

  • Gary Bennett
  • Brad Lees
  • Mitchell Fisher

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 1-10
  3. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 11-33
  4. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 35-57
  5. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 59-82
  6. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 83-99
  7. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 101-126
  8. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 127-152
  9. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 153-205
  10. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 207-221
  11. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 223-241
  12. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 243-271
  13. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 273-276
  14. Gary Bennett, Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher
    Pages 277-290
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 291-298

About this book

Introduction

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you bring it to fruition? Objective-C is the universal language of iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps, and this book starts you on the path to mastering this language and its latest release, and also addresses how to mix Swift with Objective-C.

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. 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.

Readers will be treated to the following and much more:

  • The fundamentals of computer programming: how to understand variables, design data structures, and work with file systems
  • The logic of object-oriented programming: how to use Classes, Objects, and Methods
  • The flexibility of Apple’s developer tools: how to install Xcode and write programs in Objective-C
  • How to make OS X applications or iOS apps that do cool stuff

Keywords

Objective-C programming Xcode Apple programming iPhone iPad iOS

Authors and affiliations

  • Gary Bennett
    • 1
  • Brad Lees
    • 2
  • Mitchell Fisher
    • 3
  1. 1.ScottsdaleUSA
  2. 2.PhoenixUSA
  3. 3.BostonUSA

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