Synopses & Reviews
Objective-C is an exciting and dynamic approach to C-based object-oriented programming; it's the approach adopted by Apple as the foundation for programming under Mac OS X, a Unix-based operating system gaining wide acceptance among programmers and other technologists. Objective-C is easy to learn and has a simple elegance that is a welcome breath of fresh air after the abstruse and confusing C++. To help you master the fundamentals of this language, you'll want to keep the Objective-C Pocket Reference
close at hand. This small book contains a wealth of valuable information to speed you over the learning curve.
In this pocket reference,
Explores C-based object-oriented programming, covering syntax, memory management, runtime, dynamic loading, distributed objects, and exception handling.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Objective-C Pocket Reference; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 What Is Objective-C?; 1.3 Elements of the Language; 1.4 Compiler and Preprocessor Directives; 1.5 Compiler Flags; 1.6 Remote Messaging; 1.7 Object Lifecycle; 1.8 Runtime Errors; 1.9 Runtime Environment; 1.10 Root Classes; 1.11 Forwarding Messages; 1.12 Memory Management; 1.13 Archiving Objects; 1.14 Key-Value Coding; 1.15 Optimizing Method Calls; 1.16 Objective-C++; 1.17 Objective-C Resources;