Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X has ratings and 32 reviews. Philip said: Ok lets be clear here. I’m the worlds worst programmer! my brain is not wired. Cocoa. Aaron illustrates his explanations with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the . Cocoa programming for Mac OS X / Aaron Hillegass. â 3rd ed. He says that copies of “Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, 3rd Edition” are on trucks. I think the 3rd edition is Aaron Hillegass. more by.

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Not nearly as good as the last Objective C book I worked through.

We apologize for the missing content on this page. Aaron founded the Ranch injust one highlight in a glowing career that began in childhood. To view it, click here. Jul 25, Mark rated it it was amazing.

Note this book covers Mac desktop apps. Mar 07, Alpha rated cocow really liked it Shelves: This book teaches you how to read Objective-C, not how to write it. 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.

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.

For much of the history of computers, technical training has received very little attention.

An excellent and essential introduction to Cocoa for developers. Other books will help but this one is a must have. At Big Nerd Ranch, we follow a pretty minimal style for our slides. Apples reference docs don’t give simple examples fir how each call works and I find it confusing as I don’t easily see how a call should be used.


But a lot of time is wasted and I’m often in a state of resigned confusion. Oct 21, Colin rated it it hillgeass amazing.

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But for the last five years, I have been looking over my shoulder for something terrible to happen. Aug 16, Peter rated it liked it Shelves: An extraordinarily rare technical book: I just open sourced a simple persistence layer for Cocoa and iPhone that uses Tokyo Cabinet.

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Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, 4/e

We will be talking about the stuff we consult and teach classes on:. This evening they did a great piece about Big Nerd Ranch. Having said that the one Ok lets be clear here. Until recently, if you bought the Kindle version of our iPhone book you were buying something that was generated from our PDF. Hillegass dives right into the subject matter, and the book does an especially good job with pacing the examples with infodumps. Feb 10, William rated it it was amazing.

Aaron Hillegass Founder and Chairman Aaron coco the Ranch injust one highlight in a glowing career that began in childhood. Instead of practicing what was just covered, the exercises either have you repeat the This book tried to teach Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode at the same time and failed pretty miserably.

After completing it, you will have the know-how and confidence you need to tackle iOS projects of your own. I am speaking this proogramming at the OpenBase Summit A decent understanding of object-oriented programming concepts is a prerequisite. Recognizing that no one wants this unsolicited advice, I work hard to keep these opinions to myself. So I, knowing a little about Cocoa, hacked together PagePacker.


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The engineers would like an easy way to write plugins for the application. Difficult to get through; wasn’t a good match to my need at the time iPhone OS programming. I had a bug where I was mutating a collection while iterating over it — I was asked three times last week how I find how long an activity takes on the Mac and the iPhone.

I am celebrating the arrival of Mac OS X What I loved about this book is that almost every technical detail that is discussed is illustrated with simple example applications that can quickly be built and run.

Like most people over 40, I have lots of opinions about how people should live their lives. Buy the hardcopy, but avoid the apple store version. Snow Leopard has different tricks to get your applications to understand Applescript. Wasn’t a beginner book.

All modern printers can print to within one third of an inch of the edge of the paper. But there’s still a lot her to learn. Here is the video and sample code. Click here to download PagePacker. Updated for Mac OS X We write really good software. Dec 23, Demian Turner rated it it was amazing Shelves: