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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I needed to re-work some Objective-C code and got this book as a refresher.

For most people, 10 hours is too much. Previously, he was a developer at NeXT and Apple. Aaron’s one of the few perhaps only full-time professional Cocoa instructors, and his teaching experience shows in the book. Big Nerd Ranch was founded on the idea that developers learn best when immersed in a distraction-free environment.

This book, then, acts as a foundation. May 04, Douglas rated it really liked it. Updated for Mac OS X Examples are illustrated with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the Cocoa community, to show you how Mac programs should be written.


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I liked this book, it was clear, practical and relevant. The technique was brilliant, but the software was a little awkward. I’m like a dog chasing a cat, I always go back for more punishment!!

This book was a good resource for me but it reaffirmed my position that I wasn’t put on this planet to be a programmer. Really expected more from the Big Nerd Guys. How Does Messaging Work? I’d like hillefass read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? At Apple, he created and taught courses in Cocoa directly for and to Apple engineers.

On first glance this books looks as good as the other BNR books. Chapter 13 User Defaults. Big Nerd Ranch, based in Atlanta, does training and consulting on mobile and other emerging technologies.

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We write really good software. 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.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. But Aaron is no stranger to having such a huge impact. Chapter 35 Cocoa proogramming OpenGL. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Also, with three updates already in its past, the book now suffers d errata and both writing and coding styles that differ from the older material to the new. Updated for iOS 10, Swift 3 and Xcode 8, this book will lead you through the essential concepts, techniques and tools for developing iOS applications.


Aug 19, Ergun Coruh rated it it was amazing. I, myself, was shocked that people cared at all.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X 3rd Edition

Click I Have iTunes to open it now. That streaming device will run apps. This is how technical books should be written.

Key methods are thrown out list-like in places, with no obvious pointers to how or where they are to be implemented. Feb 10, William rated it it was amazing. I had a bug where I was mutating a collection hillefass iterating over it —