This book covers the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X. The bonus? It’s written in an engaging tutorial style and has been thoroughly class-tested to assure clarity and accuracy. Is it an invaluable resource for any Mac programmer? Yes. Yes, it is.
About the Book
If you’re developing applications for Mac OS X, Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X is the book you’ve been waiting to get your hands on. If you’re new to the Mac environment, it’s probably the book you’ve been told to read first. Written in an engaging tutorial style, and thoroughly class-tested to assure clarity and accuracy, it covers the bulk of what you need to know in order to develop full-featured apps, making it an invaluable resource for any Mac programmer.
Updated for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7, this fourth edition includes coverage of Xcode 4, blocks, view-based table views, Apple’s new approach to memory management (Automatic Reference Counting) and the Mac App Store.This edition adds a new chapter on concurrency and expands coverage of Core Animation. The book now devotes a full chapter to the basics of iOS development.