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. 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. He wrote the book widely regarded to be the bible of Mac development: Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X. This guide is now in its fourth edition and has been.

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It covers all the right topics, but the programming examples are not particularly useful and it’s not clear how one could extend them to other situations.

This edition adds a new od on concurrency and expands coverage of Core Prrogramming. Updated for Mac OS X Covering the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X, written in an engaging tutorial style, and thoroughly class-tested to assure clarity and accuracy, it is an invaluable resource for any Mac programmer. The author even manages some humor without being over-the-top; the style is close to conversational yet still efficient and to the point.


Key Paths For the More Curious: This one covers Xcode 4, so instead of getting stuck trying to find something in Interface Builder I can keep on going. Am I Drawing to the Screen? The engineers cocoaa the class created a a blog of their experience. I, myself, was shocked that people cared at all.

Cocoa Programming for OS X

The code listings are also not separated from the rest of the book at all. The Best Books of Covering the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X, this edition is updated programmig OS X Yosemite It is understandable that the book is out of sync with the latest and greatest; Swift is evolving rapidly.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? You programminb as well just read Apple’s technical documentation instead. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

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 hilllegass with examples. I really liked the 5th edition of this book and the one you should get if you are new to OS X programming.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X by Aaron Hillegass

He also covers the Objective-C language and the major design patterns of Cocoa. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. My first book on Cocoa and Objective-C programming. I am celebrating the arrival of Mac OS X The authors present a subject and give a very quick demonstration. I was expecting a flood of submissions, but only received five.


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These are really the prerequisites to picking up this book. Hillegass “gets” his audience.

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On first glance this books looks as good as the other BNR books. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Chapter 38 The End. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. After reading this book, you will know enough to understand and utilize Apple’s online documentation for your own unique needs.

Got the 2nd edition.