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Objective-C for Iphone Developers, a Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide)

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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:

  • An introduction to Objective-C with a focus on developing apps for the iPhone
  • A “from the ground up” approach--no prior experience necessary
  • Hands-on tutorials so you can learn by doing
  • Real-world examples with corresponding downloadable Xcode projects

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)

Synopsis:

"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."

Synopsis:

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

  • Key Skills and Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Tips--Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

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

6 Inheritance

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071703284
Author:
Brannan, James A.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Author:
Brannan James
Subject:
Programming - Apple Programming
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - C
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Subject:
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Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
McGraw Hill
Series:
Beginner's Guide
Publication Date:
June 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
365
Dimensions:
9.06x7.34x.80 in. 1.38 lbs.

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Product details 365 pages McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media - English 9780071703284 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "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."
"Synopsis" by ,

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

  • Key Skills and Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Tips--Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

Ready-to-use code at www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload and www.jamesabrannan.com

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