Programming in Objective-C (Google eBook)

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Sams Publishing, Dec 7, 1999 - Computers - 576 pages
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A new edition of this title is available, ISBN-10: 0321566157 ISBN-13: 9780321566157



Programming in Objective-C is a concise, carefully written tutorial on the basics of Objective-C and object-oriented programming. The book makes no assumption about prior experience with object-oriented programming languages or with the C language (upon which Objective-C is based). And because of this, both novice 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 procedural language (C). This approach, combined with many small program examples and exercises at the end of each chapter, makes it ideally suited for either classroom use or self-study. Growth is expected in this language. At the January 2003 MacWorld, it was announced that there are 5 million Mac OS X users and each of their boxes ships with Objective-C built in.


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Review: Programming in Objective C

User Review  - Bhashit Parikh - Goodreads

If you like the way Stephen Kochan write (which I do, I read his Programming In C during my College days, apart from the K & R book), you'll enjoy this book as well. A very easy to read book that ... Read full review

Review: Programming in Objective-C 2.0

User Review  - Ray Pace - Goodreads

I found the book a good read and learned about objective c. I find it hard to go back too as a reference when I have a question. The index appears to be very poor or incomplete so I spend time searching for things I remember reading about sometime earlier. Read full review


13 Underlying C Language Features
II The Foundation Framework
14 Introduction to the Foundation Framework
15 Numbers Strings and Collections
16 Working with Files
17 Memory Management
18 Copying Objects
19 Archiving

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 Posing and Protocols
12 The Preprocessor
III Appendixes
A Glossary
B ObjectiveC Language Summary
C Foundation Framework Headers
D Fraction and Address Book Examples
E Resources

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About the author (1999)

Stephen Kochan is the author and coauthor of several bestselling titles on the C language, including Programming in C, Programming in ANSI C, and Topics in C Programming, and several Unix titles, including Exploring the Unix System and Unix Shell Programming. He has been programming on Macintosh computers since the introduction of the first Mac in 1984 and wrote Programming C for the Mac as part of the Apple Press Library.

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