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. Read a free sample or buy Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, 4/e by Aaron Hillegass & Adam Preble. You can read this book with Apple.

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Chapter 30 Developing for iOS. Refresh and try again. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Now updated for both current developments in OS The engineers would like an easy way to write plugins for the application. Lists with This Book.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, 4/e

Check it out on GitHub. LightSpeed stores its data prrogramming OpenBase. Having said that the one great and frustrating thing about this book is the challenges at the end of various chapters. Ruby and Python are lovely scripting languages, and you can write Cocoa applications with them after you learn Objective-C! He also covers the Objective-C language and the major design patterns of Cocoa.

Aug 16, Peter rated it liked it Shelves: The world outside Apple has also been changing.

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As such, we have written our own replacement for PowerPoint. The flow is engaging, examples are interesting and comprehensive.


The NSArrayController chapter was reworked so much hillegads it eventually underwent mitosis and became two chapters: As a consultant, I am working on a piece of software for an engineering firm. Looking for beautiful books? Chapter 38 The End. Description This is the eBook version of the printed book. I couldn’t be more grateful. He has created apps for Fortune companies, he could eat a gallon of flan and he can touch his tongue to his nose.

Oct 25, Mitchell Mckenna added it Recommended to Mitchell by: Jan 11, Pz rated it really liked it. We have created the Big Nerd Waron Weblog so that we can share some knowledge with everyone.

This book would be great for a beginner in Objective-C and Cocoa, but it won’t take you very far. You will never really understand Cocoa until you understand Objective-C.

Page 1 of 1. An excellent and essential introduction to Cocoa for developers.

I have purchased some land, and I’m working with architects to design an environment for learning — the new Big Nerd Ranch. I am a teacher, and I live to get is to “Aha! Table of contents Preface xvii Acknowledgments xix Chapter 1: Books by Aaron Hillegass.

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Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X

Hillegass isn’t thorough enough. I continue to help our clients write applications for the Mac, and now the iPhone, but as Big Nerd Ranch grows, I spend more and more of my day being a business guy.


The book is organized around example programs, not programming concepts, so it’s pretty much impossible to go back and skim to find a particular bit proramming code or concept. I just open sourced a simple persistence layer for Cocoa and iPhone that uses Tokyo Cabinet.

For example, web services have also become very important, so I added the web services chapter to the book. Aaron Hillegass is an excellent tech author who can explain concepts in such a way that it’s easy to follow along, while keeping progarmming engaged.

Over my career, I’ve developed and tested many pprogramming about teaching and learning.

Wasn’t a beginner book. How Delegates Work Challenge: It is a great time to be a Cocoa programmer. However, if you are an intermediate or advanced Cocoa programmer this probably won’t help very much.

This deeper understanding results in better, more reliable applications — because the reader uses the Cocoa frameworks as they were intended to be used. Please come say hello. Maybe I can just explicitly create my windows and the views that go on it? Dec 11, Philip rated it liked it. Got the 2nd edition. May 04, Douglas rated it really liked it. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.