Objective-C For Dummies
By Neal Goldstein
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: September 2009
Pages: 456

Learn the language of the iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac OS X — the fun and easy way!

Whether you have worked in another programming language or want to start your programming career withObjective-C, this book is for you! This plain-English guide will get you up and running with Objective-C, the programming language you need to turn a great idea into a cool application. From using the Xcode IDE to adding an interface to knowing how and why to leverage objects, classes, delegation, messaging, and more, this book gets you going.

  • Recipes for success — see how a computer program is like a recipe and how the compiler turns your instructions into computer code
  • Why X? — get the hang of Xcode 3.2 and Interface Builder, the key Apple developer tools

  • Banish bugs — understand the different types of errors your program may encounter and how to eliminate them

  • Build your masterpiece — learn about program architecture and how to structure your application so that it can be easily extended with new functionality

  • Enter the data — prepare your app to "go live" and process data entered by the user

Bonus CD Includes
All code samples used in the book
Please see the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

Open the book and find:

  • What object-oriented programming is all about
  • The tools you need and how to get them

  • How to get a grip on Objective-C syntax

  • Debugging tips that can save you time

  • How to add a user interface

  • Ways to make your programming successful and fun

  • What property lists are and how to use them

  • How to use dictionaries and arrays

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