Objective-C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide2nd Edition


This is the book to start with if you want to write applications for iOS or the Mac. Based on training from Big Nerd Ranch's legendary iOS training, this book covers C, Objective-C and common programming idioms that will help you make the most of Apple technologies.

About the Authors

Aaron Hillegass' Bio Pic

Aaron Hillegass, founder of Big Nerd Ranch and a former employee at NeXT and Apple, has nearly two decades of experience in programming and teaching Objective-C, Cocoa, and, more recently, iOS. Aaron is co-author of Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X and iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide.

Michael Ward's Bio Pic

Mikey Ward is a senior iOS and Cocoa instructor at Big Nerd Ranch. Since discovering QuickBASIC in the '80s, he has enjoyed bossing computers around - and now he enjoys showing others how to do the same. Mikey also convenes the Atlanta chapter of CocoaHeads, a worldwide group devoted to discussion of Apple's frameworks for writing Mac and iOS applications.