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Cocoa Tip of the Day, 1/12/10

Remember the C in Objective-C.

Cocoa uses C structures and functions for things like manipulating points and rectangles, or ranges in strings.  Sometimes it is more convenient to use pure C for parts of your code.  Use object orientation when it's the best tool for the job, and primitive C code where it is more appropriate.

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