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. 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. He wrote the book widely regarded to be the bible of Mac development: Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X. This guide is now in its fourth edition and has been.

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To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now. Chapter 26 Creating NSFormatters. If you’re new to the Mac environment, it’s probably the book you’ve been told to read first.

These days, when you create a palette project, Xcode creates a palette target and a framework target. The author does an excellent z of walking the reader through the need-to-know parts of developing Cocoa software on the Mac. It is important to us, however, that our slide shows go in and out of subversion easily. The developer tools are free. All modern printers can print to within one third of an inch of the edge of the paper. The Kindle version of this book is virtually unusable.

Aaron illustrates his explanations with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the Cocoa community, to show you how Mac programs should be written. Got the 2nd edition. There is a lot of code in this book.


Mar 07, Alpha rated it really liked it Shelves: In other cases, fancy tricks are pulled off by getting the reader to basically copy loads of code, but why or how those methods are being implemented is not really clear. I like apple computers and this book is a good way to learn cocoa apple computer programing language -Colin L. Creating a Protocol For the More Curious: Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Alas, this book didn’t live up to my expectations.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X

Looking for beautiful books? These two problems really take away from the utility of this book. Jan 05, Jay rated it it was ok. The tools can also be downloaded from the Apple Developer Connection Web site http: Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Dec 23, Demian Turner rated it it was amazing Shelves: And aaton will know enough to write your own stylish code.

Check it out on GitHub. The go-to book for Cocoa and Objective C. Aug 04, Jason Hullinger rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the bit that floors me and I don’t allow myself to read any further until I’ve completed the current challenge. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. At Apple, he created and taught courses in Cocoa directly for and to Apple engineers. I was asked three times last week how I find how long an activity takes on the Mac and occoa iPhone.


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Xcode, Interface Builder, and Instruments. But Aaron is no stranger to having such a huge impact. If you are developing applications for the Mac, or are hoping to do so, this book is just the resource you need. In this post, I thought I would mention some interesting stuff that the web team at Big Nerd Ranch is working on. 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.

I liked this book, it was clear, practical and relevant. 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.

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At Big Nerd Ranch, we follow a pretty minimal style for our slides. Also, it is important that we can easily generate a book from a collection of slide shows. And you will know enough to write your own stylish code.

Was good, but gets dated fast.