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Objective-C for Iphone Developers, a Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide)by James A. Brannan
Synopses & Reviews
Create your own iPhone OS and Mac OS X applications with ease!
Objective-C for iPhone Developers: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to use the Objective-C programming language and Apple's Foundation Framework so you can write innovative Mac OS software and iPhone applications. The first stop for aspiring iPhone developers, this hands-on guide teaches you, step-by-step, how to create well-organized and focused applications that have a simple and easy user interface.
Objective-C for iPhone Developers: A Beginner's Guide features:
Essential programming skills made easy, including:
Introduction to Objective-C and Foundation Framework; Setting Up the iPhone SDK; Primitive Data Types and Operators; Control Statements; Classes, Objects, and Messaging; Properties; Memory Management; Inheritance; Protocols and Categories; Polymorphism; Strings, Numbers, and Dates; Collections; Exceptions and Errors; File I/O; Copying and Archiving; Selectors; Notifications; Multithreaded Programming
Book News Annotation:
Step-by-step instructions, b&w screenshots, and real-world examples show how to create iPhone and Mac OS X applications using the Objective-C programming language, Apple's Foundation framework, the iPhone SDK, and the Xcode development environment. Basic iPhone applications are used to illustrate Objective-C principles. The book's learning features include key skills and concepts, Q&A sections, hands-on exercises, and example code with commentary describing the programming techniques being illustrated. A companion web site contains downloadable Xcode projects, video tutorials, and code. Brannan is a registered iPhone developer and creator of several iPhone apps. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
"Shows you how to use the Objective-C programming language, Apple's Foundation framework, the iPhone SDK, and the Xcode development environment. ... Real-world examples throughout the book correspond with downloadable Ccode projects and video tutorials so you can get started with your first app right away."
Essential Skills--Made Easy!
Create your own iPhone and Mac OS X applications with ease. Objective-C for iPhone Developers: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to use the Objective-C programming language, Apple's Foundation framework, the iPhone SDK, and the Xcode development environment. The first stop for aspiring iPhone developers, this hands-on guide teaches you how to create versatile, innovative, and marketable apps in no time. Real-world examples throughout the book correspond with downloadable Xcode projects and video tutorials so you can get started with your first app right away.
Designed for Easy Learning
Ready-to-use code at www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload and www.jamesabrannan.com
About the Author
James A. Brannan is a registered iPhone developer and creater of several iPhone apps. He is the author of iPhone SDK Programming: A Beginner's Guide and other books. James has worked as a developer since 1994, using languages from Awk to C to Visual Basic. He is currently an independent iPhone consultant working with several clients. Instructural videos can be viewed at the author's website, www.jamesabrannan.com.
Table of Contents
1 Exploring the iPhone SDK and Basic Programming
2 Primitive Data Types and Operators
3 Flow Control Statements, Arrays, and Structures
4 Classes, Objects, and Messaging
5 Memory Management and Properties
7 Protocols and Categories
8 Some Foundation Framework Classes
9 File Handling
10 Property Lists, NSCopy, and Archiving
11 Selectors and Targets
12 The Model View Controller Design Pattern
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