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. Cocoa. Aaron illustrates his explanations with exemplary code, written in the idioms of the . Cocoa programming for Mac OS X / Aaron Hillegass. â 3rd ed. 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.

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Got the 2nd edition. I often wander around without a computer, so I needed a nice easy way to print important bits into little books of information that I could carry around in my pocket. Other books will help but this one is a must have.

Feb 05, Sam rated it really liked it. Buy the hardcopy, but avoid the apple store version. If you are frustrated with Core Data, you might find it useful. Refresh and try again.

Was good, but gets dated fast. I like apple computers and this book is a good way forr learn cocoa apple computer programing language -Colin L. The book, itself, is excellent — but this version is almost unusable because the example code does not programmijg properly and has missing text in iBooks.

Ok lets be clear here. It assumed some competence on Mac OS usage and culture.


Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X by Aaron Hillegass

We have created the Big Nerd Ranch Weblog so that we can share some knowledge with everyone. A good introduction to Cocoa and Objective C, especially if you make the effort to go through all the exercises! Cocoa Design Patterns Erik M. These days, when you create a palette project, Xcode creates a palette target and a framework target. Dec 22, Jack Repenning rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is one of the first books I purchased through apple in order to replace my ccoa.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X

Last week, my colleague Joe Conway wrote a posting suggesting that dot-notation was not a great addition to the Cooa language and that he felt that programmers should not use it.

They also cover the Objective-C language and the major design patterns of Cocoa. Big Nerd Ranch was founded on the idea that developers learn best when immersed in a distraction-free environment. Click here to download PagePacker.

Dec 11, Philip rated it liked it. May 06, Laurent rated it did not like it Shelves: You should come — it is a well-run and informative gathering.

Updated Palettes/Frameworks chapter for “Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X”

Hillegass is the Petzold of Mac programming. Buona visione dall’alto di Cocoa e Objective C.

May 29, Karl rated it liked it. I liked this book, it was clear, practical and relevant. It is a universal binary that runs on MacOS X Also, the template pages had hhillegass calendars for or We will be talking about the stuff we consult and teach classes on: I am speaking this week at the OpenBase Summit My first book on Cocoa and Objective-C programming. This one is not really crap; it is just a sad omission in the Objective-C 2 language. Instead of practicing what was just covered, the exercises either have you repeat the This book tried to teach Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode at the same time and failed pretty miserably.


The technique was brilliant, but the software was a little awkward. Jan 05, Jay rated it it was ok. Oct 21, Colin rated it it was amazing.

Feb 25, Joey rated it it was amazing. LightSpeed stores its data in OpenBase. Chad Adams figured out a brilliant technique of cutting and folding pieces of paper into little books and called it PocketMod. I’d also recommend completing the challenges in the book. This book teaches you how to read Objective-C, not how to write it. These are really the prerequisites to picking up this book. This book would be great for a beginner in Objective-C and Cocoa, but it won’t take you very far.