Apple, when its soul was still called NeXT, sought to speak with its beautiful hardware. No crude language like C, nor the insanity of C++, would do. Instead, it adopted an odd little chimera of a thing called Objective-C. ObjC, to friends, was the project of computer scientist Brad Cox, who wanted to rewrite Smalltalk as a dialect of C.
KeywordsGarbage Collection Memory Management Class Extension Instance Variable Instance Method
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