Objective-C Programming

Objective-C Programming

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Want to write iOS apps or desktop Mac applications? This introduction to programming and the Objective-C language is your first step on the journey from someone who uses apps to someone who writes them. Based on Big Nerd Ranch's popular Objective-C Bootcamp, Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide covers C, Objective-C, and the common programming idioms that enable developers to make the most of Apple technologies. Compatible with Xcode 5, iOS 7, and OS X Mavericks (10.9), this guide features short chapters and an engaging style to keep you motivated and moving forward. At the same time, it encourages you to think critically as a programmer. Here are some of the topics covered: Using Xcode, Applea€™s documentation, and other tools Programming basics: variables, loops, functions, etc. Objects, classes, methods, and messages Pointers, addresses, and memory management with ARC Properties and Key-Value Coding (KVC) Class extensions Categories Classes from the Foundation framework Blocks Delegation, target-action, and notification design patterns Key-Value Observing (KVO) Runtime basicsHow do you fix a strong reference cycle? Use a weak reference. A weak reference is a pointer that does not imply ownership. To fix our strong reference cycle, an asset should not own its holder. Edit BNRAsset.h to make holder a weakanbsp;...

Title:Objective-C Programming
Author:Aaron Hillegass, Mikey Ward
Publisher:Addison-Wesley Professional - 2013-11-20


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming