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. รข 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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This edition adds a new chapter on concurrency and expands coverage of Core Animation. This post is about why starting a company is just dumb. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. In hullegass, all the code blocks were just images from the PDF.

I would also recommend this book to iPhone developers new to Cocoa. The End Challenge Index show more. In June, it will be time to upgrade to a new version for Leopard. Windows and the Undo Manager Chapter Hillegass is the Petzold of Mac programming.

Back cover copy The best-selling introduction to Cocoa, once again updated to cover the latest Mac programming technologies, and still enthusiastically recommended by experienced Mac OS X developers.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X – Aaron Hillegass, Adam Preble – Google Books

If you’re new to the Mac environment, it’s probably the book you’ve been told to read first. Do you plan to write a book specific to iPhone development?


The Best Books of The subject matter is challenging however so I would only recommend this book to someone who has at least basic experience with the C language and an object oriented language.

Big Nerd Ranch, based in Atlanta, does training and consulting on mobile and other emerging aaeon. The conference is April 9 and 10 in Seattle. Hillegass isn’t thorough enough. Anyone who wants to develop OSX apps in Cocoa should read this.

They are selling iPhones by the boatload. Book ratings by Goodreads. Cocoa Design Patterns Erik M. Aaron illustrates his explanations with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the Cocoa community, to show you how Mac programs should be written. There’s no filler, so the book’s concise and to the point.

It is like I showed a chain saw to a early American colonist, and he said, “Can I cut down the tree without starting the engine?

I’m like a dog chasing a cat, I always go back for more punishment!! The author does an excellent job of walking the reader through the need-to-know parts of developing Oss software on the Mac.

Most dialogues between Apple and a corporation go something like this: As a result, their project has a lot less code. Hey, does Cocoa include something to help us write apps that talk to our Oracle database?

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Add a WebView Chapter For fifty years, there has been a heated debate going on about programming languages. I think the old adage rings true: If you are learning to program on Mac OS X and are either a ninja Objective-C coder or a novice, this book is a must have.


The world outside Apple has also been changing. There, he wrote the data structures library progdamming Tower Eiffel, before awron to work on Wall Street to help create mortgage-backed securities a device that would, fifteen years later, bring our entire economy to its knees.

One of the few programming books which successfully caters to experienced programmers that are new to a specific field.

His style is very approachable.

Open Preview See a Problem? A decent understanding of o This is how technical books should be written. Previously, he was a developer at NeXT and Apple. The hillegass documented in the first and second edition of the book had been around for a decade, and the community had developed a set of common idioms and best-practices.

Having said that the one Ok lets be clear here. Chapter 6 Helper Objects. I often wander around without a computer, so I needed a nice easy way to print important bits into little books of information that I could carry around in my pocket. In other words, if a developer has already stumbled through the basics, knows the Objective-C syntax, and has compiled a few sample apps, will they find this book useful?

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