Specifically, Aaron Hillegass introduces the three most commonly used Mac developer tools: . Cocoa programming for Mac OS X / Aaron Hillegass. â 3rd ed . This is the eBook version of the printed book. The best-selling introduction to Cocoa, once again updated to cover the latest Mac programming. Aaron Hillegass · @AaronHillegass. Author of books on Cocoa, iOS, and Objective-C. Founder of Big Nerd Ranch, Inc. Atlanta, GA.
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All stuff you can figure out your own by experimenting of course. It may well take me years to finish this book Jan 24, Frank rated it liked it.
The Kindle version of this book is virtually unusable. Cocooa, the template pages had no calendars for or Showing of reviews. Covering the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X, written in an engaging tutorial style, and thoroughly class-tested to assure clarity and accuracy, it is an invaluable resource for any Mac programmer.
Dec 23, Demian Turner rated it it hillegazs amazing Shelves: If you want to get into programming on the Mac or the iPhone, this is the first book you should read. Got the 2nd edition. Wasn’t a beginner book.
Voices that Matter is going to let me do the keynote on the progrzmming morning coca their iOS conference this spring.
As a consultant, I am working on a piece of software for an engineering firm. My editor at Addison-Wesley wrote me today. The chapter sample programs themselves set the stage for doing these Challenges and coupled together the combination is a powerful educational tool.
Description This is the eBook version of the printed book. Instead of practicing what was just covered, the exercises either have you repeat the example program verbatim or make you figure out things for yourself that haven’t been gone over yet. Overview Contents Order Authors Overview.
Try it for yourself. How Delegates Work Challenge: Considered by many as the “Cocoa Bible”, it leads the reader into the world of Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode at a steady, manageable pace. Aug 04, Jason Hullinger rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is an excellent follow-up to the Big Nerd Ranch guide to Objective C, if you are just starting out as a Mac programmer. Jan 05, Jay rated it it was ok.
Programmung, most chapters also ccoa a couple challenges at the end which is nice. We will be talking about the stuff hillegaass consult and teach classes on: And you will know enough to write your own stylish code.
I’m mainly wondering how he knew to add the lines that deal with first-resonder and the undo manager. I was asked three times last week how I find how long an activity takes on the Mac and the iPhone. I bought this to refresh my memory and replace my 1st Hilllegass that I read so many years ago with a Kindle version.
To view it, click here. As some of the answers point out, it really comes down to experience more than anything.
Snow Leopard has different tricks to get your applications to understand Applescript. I have a number of the Big Nerd Ranch books.
Also, with three updates already in its past, the book now suffers from errata and both writing and coding styles that differ from the older material to the new. Most of my experience was just re-typing code from the book, which is very helpful when you are not at all familiar with Objective-C or Cocoa. It was good and to the point.
Click I Have iTunes to open it now. I am celebrating the arrival of Mac OS X This book teaches you how to read Objective-C, not how to write it. If you get stuck, there is a book website where you can find hints or full solutions, but my suggestion is “you can do it!
If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. Some of them are quite stretching for programmers that are new to Cocoa, but I probably learnt as much again from completing the challenges as I did from following along with examples. Prohramming things aren’t covered like the NSToolbar but I guess you can’t pack everything in one book. For much of the history of computers, technical training has received very little attention.
Buy the hardcopy, but avoid the apple store version.