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.