Founder and CEO of Big Nerd Ranch with nearly two decades of experience programming and teaching Objective-C, Cocoa and iOS app development. 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 Programming for OS X has 40 ratings and 5 reviews. Paul said: Back in there was very by. Aaron Hillegass (Goodreads Author),. Adam Preble.
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Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X
His style is very approachable. The authors introduce the two most commonly used Mac developer tools: He presently leads engineering at Big Nerd Ranch and steals away time for Cocoa programming and for teaching the Cocoa bootcamp course, on which this book is based.
That Back in there was very little learning material available for macOS coding. After reading this book, you will know enough to understand and utilize Apple’s prograkming documentation for your own unique needs. Last week, my colleague Joe Conway wrote a posting suggesting that dot-notation was not a great addition to the Objective-C language and that he felt that programmers should not use it.
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If going through the examples, note that the version of Swift in the book is Swift 1, which is fairly different from existing version of Swift and I would recommend learning Swift from another resource if you want to follow along since their code needs reinterpreting to the current version of Swift, especially if you haven’t used Swift beforethat built-in classes in Cocoa may have changed their names though Xcode may help you with this depending on what version you useand that you may need to add ” objc” attributes to some properties and functions for compatibility e.
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They also cover the Swift language, basic application architecture, and the major design patterns of Cocoa. Michael Lehman rated it it was amazing Jul 17, The de-facto standard text for learning Cocoa.
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Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X by Aaron Hillegass
Other books in this series. Unfortunately, the version of Swift has been superseded although some errata type files on their website covered Hillebass 2 now we are at Swift 4. But Aaron is no stranger to having such a huge impact. He wrote the book widely regarded to be the bible of Mac development: Open Preview See a Problem?
Anyone who wants to develop OSX apps in Cocoa should read this.
As a consultant, I am working on a piece of software for an engineering firm. If going through the examples, note that the version of Swift in the book is Swift 1, which is fairly different from existing version of Swift and I ihllegass recommend learning Swift from another resource if you want to follow along since their code needs reinterpreting to the current version of Swift, especially if you ha Even though the book was out for over two years when I read the book, it’s still a pretty good book that covers a lot of what you need to get started on basic macOS development.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page prohramming of 1. Cocoa Programming for OS X: Aaron is co-author of Objective-C Programming: The bible of Cocoa programming. 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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