Objective-C Phrasebook

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Addison-Wesley Professional, 2012 - Computers - 367 pages

Objective-C Phrasebook, Second Edition

Updated for ARC, OS X 10.7, and iOS 5

Objective-C Phrasebook gives you the code phrases you need to quickly and effectively complete your programming projects with Objective-C.

The second edition of Objective-C Phrasebook has been updated for the new version of Objective-C supported by Apple's LLVM compiler 3.0 on OS X 10.7 and iOS 5, and includes new coverage of ARC and other Objective-C features introduced with recent versions of Xcode.

Concise and Accessible

Easy to carry and easy to use–lets you ditch all those bulky books for one portable pocket guide

Flexible and Functional

Packed with more than 100 customizable code snippets–so you can readily create solid Objective-C code in just about any situation

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Contents

1 The ObjectiveC Philosophy
1
2 An ObjectiveC Primer
19
3 Memory Management
63
4 Common ObjectiveC Patterns
95
5 Numbers
119
6 Manipulating Strings
133
7 Working with Collections
159
8 Dates and Times
183
12 Handling Errors
237
13 Accessing Directories and Files
255
14 Threads
273
15 Blocks and Grand Central
287
16 Notifications
301
17 Network Access
311
18 Debugging ObjectiveC
327
19 The ObjectiveC Runtime
339

9 Working with Property Lists
195
10 Interacting with the Environment
213
11 KeyValue Coding
223

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About the author (2012)

David Chisnall is an active contributor to the GNUstep project, which provides an open source implementation of the Cocoa APIs, and cofounded the Étoilé project. He has created a new Objective-C runtime library, worked on Objective-C support in the clang compiler, and published papers on Objective-C.

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