By Aaron Hillegass, Adam Preble
The best-selling creation to Cocoa, once more up-to-date to hide the most recent Mac programming applied sciences, and nonetheless enthusiastically steered by way of skilled Mac OS X developers.
“Cocoa® Programming for Mac® OS X is taken into account by way of so much to be the de-facto intro-to-OS X programming text.”
—Bob Rudis, the Apple Blog
“I might hugely suggest this identify to somebody attracted to Mac improvement. no matter if you personal the former variation, i feel you’ll locate the hot and revised content material worth the price.”
—Bob McCune, bobmccune.com
If you’re constructing purposes for Mac OS X, Cocoa® Programming for Mac® OS X, Fourth Edition, is the booklet you’ve been ready to search out. If you’re new to the Mac setting, it’s most likely the e-book you’ve been advised to learn first.
Covering the majority of what you must recognize to enhance full-featured purposes for OS X, written in an enticing educational variety, and punctiliously class-tested to guarantee readability and accuracy, it really is a useful source for any Mac programmer. particularly, Aaron Hillegass and Adam Preble introduce the 2 most ordinarily used Mac developer instruments: Xcode and tools. additionally they hide the Objective-C language and the most important layout styles of Cocoa. Aaron and Adam illustrate their motives with exemplary code, written within the idioms of the Cocoa neighborhood, to teach you the way Mac courses may be written. After interpreting this publication, you are going to be aware of sufficient to appreciate and make the most of Apple’s on-line documentation to your personal exact wishes. and you may understand sufficient to write down your individual fashionable code.
Updated for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7, this fourth version comprises assurance of Xcode four, blocks, view-based desk perspectives, Apple’s new method of reminiscence administration (Automatic Reference Counting), and the Mac App shop. This version provides a brand new bankruptcy on concurrency and expands insurance of middle Animation. The ebook now devotes an entire bankruptcy to the fundamentals of iOS development.