November 7, 2019

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. 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.

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I am celebrating the arrival of Mac OS X There’s no filler, so the book’s concise and to the point. Hillegass “gets” his audience. I would not recommend this book to a beginner or non-programmer.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X 3rd Edition

This is one of the programking books I purchased through apple in order to replace my hardcopy. I often wander around xocoa a computer, so I needed a nice easy way to print important bits into little books of information that I could carry around in my pocket.

This is how technical books should be written. This book was ihllegass good resource for me but it reaffirmed my position that I wasn’t put on this planet to be a programmer. You should come — it is a well-run and informative gathering.

This book is an excellent follow-up to the Big Nerd Ranch guide to Objective C, if you are just starting out as a Mac programmer. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. What I loved about this book is that almost every technical detail that is discussed is illustrated with simple example applications that can quickly be built and run. Instead of practicing what was just covered, the exercises either have you repeat the example program verbatim or make you figure out things for yourself that haven’t been gone over yet.


It does an excellent job of filling in the gaps that Apple omits in their iPhone oz and tutorials. Aug 19, Ergun Coruh rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Updated Palettes/Frameworks chapter for “Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X”

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A good introduction to Cocoa and Objective C, especially if you make the effort to go through all the exercises! I wonder, however, if Cloud-related technologies have received all the attention and left no space to discuss other trends.

Trivia About Cocoa Programming This one will be pretty out of date soon. This version will expire in June. Chad Adams figured out a brilliant technique of cutting and folding pieces of paper into little books and called it PocketMod. Books by Aaron Hillegass.

This book would be great for a beginner in Objective-C and Cocoa, but it won’t take you very far. An excellent and essential introduction to Cocoa for developers. He has created apps for Fortune companies, he could eat a gallon of flan and he can touch his tongue to his nose. We will be talking about the stuff we consult and teach classes on:. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving…. May 29, Karl rated it liked it. You can find other posts on XML and related topics at our blog.

Until recently, if you bought the Kindle version of our iPhone book you were buying something that was generated from our PDF. Jul 18, Sean rated it really liked it.


Updated Palettes/Frameworks chapter for “Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X”

I just open sourced a simple persistence layer for Cocoa and iPhone that uses Tokyo Cabinet. But there’s still a lot her to learn. I was expecting a flood of submissions, but only received five. He wrote the book widely regarded to be the bible of Mac development: The bible of Cocoa programming. Mar 11, Chibimagic rated it did not like it Recommends it for: One of the few programming books which successfully caters to experienced programmers that are new to a specific field.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Recognizing that no one wants this unsolicited advice, I work hard to keep these opinions to myself. Apples reference docs don’t give hillegads examples of how each call works and I find it confusing as I don’t easily see how a call should be used.

Aaron Hillegass Founder gillegass Chairman Aaron founded the Ranch injust one highlight in a glowing career that began in childhood. I would also recommend this book to iPhone developers new to Cocoa.

He began programming at the ripe old age of 10 in the basement of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. I found everything I needed for the app I am working on. Feb 10, William rated it it was amazing.