Author(s): Jiva DeVoe

Published Online: 30 NOV 2011 11:26AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470479223

Online ISBN: 9781118257692

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257692

About this Book

A soup-to-nuts guide on the Objective-C programming language

Objective-C is the language behind Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, which is the Framework of applications written for the Macintosh, iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad platforms. Part of the Developer Reference series covering the hottest Apple topics, this book covers everything from the basics of the C language to advanced aspects of Apple development. You'll examine Objective-C and high-level subjects of frameworks, threading, networking, and much more.

  • Covers the basics of the C language and then quickly moves onto Objective-C and more advanced topics
  • Draws from the author's first-hand experience garnered while developing applications for the Mac and iPhone OS platforms
  • Includes chapters on classes, memory management, threads, and the Foundation framework
  • Also covers advanced topics like protocols, categories, associated objects, and blocks

Featuring real-life examples drawn from the author's experience, Objective-C offers an insider look at this amazing programming language.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introducing Objective-C

  2. Part II: Exploring Deeper Features

  3. Part III: Using the Foundation Framework

  4. Part IV: Exploring Advanced Topics

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