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. Aaron illustrates his explanations with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the . Cocoa programming for Mac OS X / Aaron Hillegass. â 3rd ed. Read a free sample or buy Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X, 4/e by Aaron Hillegass & Adam Preble. You can read this book with Apple.

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After reading this book, you will know enough to understand and utilize Apple’s online documentation for your own unique needs. Experienced Cocoa programmers put a lot of the smarts of their application in the NIB file.

Even if you own the previous edition, I think you’ll find the new and revised content well worth the price. For fifty years, there has been a heated debate going on about programming languages.

Buona visione dall’alto di Cocoa e Objective C.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X by Aaron Hillegass

These guys literally wrote THE book on cocoa. The book doesn’t cover everything — that would take thousands of pages — but I have done my best to identify and explain the concepts that the average Cocoa programmer uses on the hillwgass day.


Specifically, Aaron Hillegass and Adam Preble introduce the two most commonly used Mac developer tools: This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Mac development has changed a lot in the last few years, and dramatically so in the last six months.

View More by This Author. Description 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. Please come say hello. It is a universal billegass that runs on MacOS X And you will know enough to write your own stylish code.

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Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X

If you’re new to the Mac environment, it’s probably the book you’ve been told to read first. Cocoa Design Patterns Erik M.

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Which Object Sends the Action Message? We will be talking about the stuff we consult and teach classes on:. The best-selling introduction to Cocoa, once again updated to cover the latest Mac programming technologies, and still enthusiastically rpogramming by experienced Mac OS X developers. Cocoa was written in Objective-C and for Objective-C.

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This is how technical books should be written. A good iPhone app is going to be very different from a good Mac app. So I, knowing a little about Cocoa, hacked together PagePacker. I think the old adage rings true: As such, we have written our progamming replacement for PowerPoint. I am doing a short introduction to Cocoa. The End Challenge Index show more. The engineers would like an easy way to write plugins for the application.


The Cocoa community is, in the grand scheme of things, rather small right now. Some of them are quite stretching for programmers that are new to Cocoa, but I probably learnt as much again from completing the challenges as I did from following along with examples. I continue to help our clients write applications for the Mac, and now the iPhone, but as Big Nerd Ranch grows, I spend more and more of my day being a business programimng.

Aaron Hillegass is an excellent tech author who can explain concepts in such a way that it’s easy to follow along, while keeping you engaged. Cocla will never really understand Cocoa until you understand Objective-C. Most of my experience was just re-typing code from the book, which is very helpful when you are not at all familiar with Objective-C or Cocoa.