© 2012

Objective-C Recipes

A Problem-Solution Approach

  • Authors
  • One of the first, full size standard trim books focused Objective-C focused code recipes or code cookbook type book full of source code recipes for book market and coders.

  • Objective-C Recipes is a very practical, handy reference which gives readers code snippets that they can re-use over and over again.

  • Objective-C is arguably the world's fastest growing programming language, currently, according to Tiobe. Objective-C Recipes shows you how to do common programming tasks with Objective-C.


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 1-47
  3. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 49-79
  4. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 81-130
  5. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 131-177
  6. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 179-195
  7. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 197-241
  8. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 243-260
  9. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 261-281
  10. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 283-338
  11. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 339-408
  12. Matthew Campbell
    Pages 409-427
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 429-435

About this book


Objective-C Recipes provides a problem solution approach for dealing with key aspects of Objective-C programming, ensuring you have the indispensable reference you need to successfully execute common programming tasks. You will see how to use the unique features of the Objective-C programming language, the helpful features of the Foundation framework, and the benefits of using Objective-J as an alternative. Solutions are available for a range of problems, including:

  • Application development with Xcode
  • Working with strings, numbers and object collections
  • Using foundation classes like NSArray, NSString, NSData and more
  • Dealing with threads, multi-core processing and asynchronous processing
  • Building applications that take advantage of dates and timers and memory management
  • How to use Objective-C on other platforms


Objective-C Recipes is an essential reference for every Objective-C programmer, and offers solutions in a concise and easy-to-follow manner. Matthew Campbell has trained over 800 new iOS developers at the Mobile App Mastery Institute and iOS Code Camp, and here brings his expertise to offer you the ability to use and exploit Objective-C to get the most out of all of your projects. 


About the authors

Matthew Campbell has written many books on software development including Objective-C Recipes with Apress, How to Build an App, Beginning Objective-C Programming and How to Make an iPhone App. Currently, Matt is working on another book with Apress named Objective-C Syntax Quick Reference. All of Matt's books are based on Matt's experience teaching hundreds of developers iOS.Matt is also the lead developer for the Tasting Notes iOS application and founder of Mobile App Mastery, which trains software developers. Prior to founding Mobile App Mastery, Matt worked for the Educational Testing Service as a data analyst where he used SAS and .NET to help with scientific research.

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