Once you understand Objective-C and object-oriented programming,you can create apps for the hottest devices on themarketMacs, iPhones, and iPads. And with this detailed guide,top Mac developer and author Jiva DeVoe will have you coding in notime, even if you're a programming newbie. Coverage ranges from athorough introduction to Objective-C basics to advanced techniquesused by professional coders. You'll learn Objective-C memorymanagement, how frameworks fit together, the tricky business ofthread safety, where Xcode fits in, and much more.
Understand Objective-C syntax, runtimes, andXcode®and write your first program
Create classes, work with properties, and learn aboutobjects
Use code blocks, threads, KVO, and protocols
Define and write macros, handle errors, and use frameworks inyour projects
Untangle threads, start using design patterns, and masteradvanced techniques
Read and write data with NSCoder
Write code for Windows®, Linux®, and otherplatforms
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