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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It does an excellent job of filling in the gaps that Apple omits in their iPhone guides hllegass tutorials. Chad Adams figured out a brilliant technique of cutting and folding pieces of paper into little books and called it PocketMod. Check it out on GitHub.

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Description This hiloegass the eBook version of the printed book. This book is an excellent follow-up to the Big Nerd Ranch guide to Objective C, if you are just starting out as a Mac programmer. All this ks so much more is why MacTech consistently names Aaron one of the top 25 most influential people in the Mac community. Note this book covers Mac desktop apps. The author does an excellent job of walking the reader through the need-to-know parts of developing Cocoa software on the Mac.

Jan 24, Frank rated it liked it. The book now devotes a full chapter to the basics of iOS development. This one will be pretty out of date soon. I had a bug where I was mutating a collection while iterating over it — I am celebrating the arrival of Mac OS X Jul 18, Sean rated it really liked it.


Feb 25, Joey rated it it was amazing. But there’s still a lot her to learn. Blog Posts I wonder, however, if Cloud-related technologies have received all the attention and left no space to discuss other trends. This is one of the first books I purchased through apple in order to cocoz my hardcopy. Covering the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X, written in an engaging tutorial style, and thoroughly class-tested hillegsss assure clarity and accuracy, it is an invaluable resource od any Mac programmer.

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If you like books and love to build programjing products, we may be looking for you. A decent understanding of o This is how technical books should be written. I started Big Nerd Ranch because I thought it could be taken to another level — expert instructors, relevant materials, great settings.

Click here to download PagePacker. It is a universal binary that runs on MacOS X Return to Book Page. This review has been hidden because cocia contains spoilers.

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 of code or concept. A good introduction to Cocoa and Objective C, especially if you make the effort to go through all the exercises!

Most of my experience was just re-typing code from the book, which is very helpful when you are not at vocoa familiar with Objective-C or Cocoa. One of the few programming books which successfully caters to experienced programminb that are new to a specific field. Cocoa Design Patterns Erik M.

But a lot of time is wasted and I’m often in a state of resigned confusion. However, they’ve been super oa to keep up to date.

When I released PagePacker a week ago, I thought it might be handy for a few people. Considered by many as the “Cocoa Bible”, it leads the reader into the world cocooa Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode at a steady, manageable pace.

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Having said that the one Ok lets be clear here. Some of them are quite stretching for programmers that are new to Cocoa, but I probably learnt as much again from completing the challenges as I did from following along with examples.

This is how technical books should be written. Refresh and try again. This is the eBook version of the printed book. I would not recommend this book to a beginner or non-programmer.

No trivia or quizzes yet. A reputation like this is difficult to maintain. We will be talking about the stuff we consult and teach classes on: Feb 10, William rated it it was amazing. Aug 19, Ergun Coruh rated it it was amazing. But Aaron is no stranger to having such a huge impact.

Jan 05, Jay rated it it was ok. Aug 04, Jason Hullinger rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 05, Sam rated it really liked it. Aaron works through development of a small programme across several chapters and then presents you with a challenge at the end of one of the chapters instructing you to construct a similar programme using what you have learnt BUT also using a new call or two.

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If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. Big Nerd Ranch was founded on the idea that developers learn best when immersed in a distraction-free environment. Anyone who wants to develop OSX apps in Cocoa should read this.