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Programming in Objective-C, 6th Edition

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  • The market-leading book on Objective-C
  • Updated to include the latest information on Xcode 5, OS X Mavericks, and iOS 7
  • Detailed examples and well-crafted exercises greatly expedite the learning process
  • Written by a bestselling author with a patented technique for teaching in a manner and at a pace with which readers find accessible and easy to learn

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9"
  • Pages: 576
  • Edition: 6th
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-96760-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-96760-2

Updated for OS X 10.9 Mavericks, iOS 7, and Xcode 5

Programming in Objective-C is a concise, carefully written tutorial on the basics of Objective-C and object-oriented programming for Apple's iOS and OS X platforms.

The book makes no assumptions about prior experience with object-oriented programming languages or with the C language (which Objective-C is based upon). Because of this, both beginners and experienced programmers alike can use this book to quickly and effectively learn the fundamentals of Objective-C. Readers can also learn the concepts of object-oriented programming without having to first learn all of the intricacies of the underlying C programming language.

This unique approach to learning, combined with many small program examples and exercises at the end of each chapter, makes Programming in Objective-C ideally suited for either classroom use or self-study.

This edition has been fully updated to incorporate new Objective-C features and technologies introduced with Xcode 5, iOS 7, and Mac OS X Mavericks.

“The best book on any programming language that I’ve ever read. If you want to learn Objective-C, buy it.”—Calvin Wolcott

“An excellent resource for a new programmer who wants to learn Objective-C as their first programming language—a woefully underserved market.”—Pat Hughes

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Programming in Objective-C: Creating Your First Program

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

PART I - The Objective-C Language
2 Programming in Objective-C
3 Classes, Objects, and Methods
4 Data Types and Expressions
5 Program Looping
6 Making Decisions
7 More on Classes
8 Inheritance
9 Polymorphism, Dynamic Typing, and Dynamic Binding
10 More on Variables and Data Types
11 Categories and Protocols
12 The Preprocessor
13 Underlying C Language Features

PART II - The Foundation Framework
14 Introduction to the Foundation Framework
15 Numbers, Strings, and Collections
16 Working with Files
17 Memory Management and Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)
18 Copying Objects
19 Archiving

PART III - Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, and the iOS SDK
20 Introduction to Cocoa and Cocoa Touch
21 Writing iOS Applications

Appendixes
A Glossary
B Address Book Program Source Code

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