Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad, and Mac Programming Made Easy (Paperback)

Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad, and Mac Programming Made Easy By Gary Bennett, Mitchell Fisher, Brad Lees Cover Image

Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad, and Mac Programming Made Easy (Paperback)

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You have a great idea for an app, but where do you begin? Objective-C is the universal language of iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps, and Objective-C for Absolute Beginners, Third Edition starts you on the path to mastering this language and its latest release. Using a hands-on approach, you'll learn how to think in programming terms. If you've never programmed at all, this book gives you the option to start with Alice, a simple programming environment that helps you build a mental framework for thinking about programming. Then you can transfer that fresh knowledge into Objective-C and Xcode and learn to build real iPhone, iPad, or Mac apps using Objective-C. If you've done a bit of programming before, you can jump directly into using Objective-C to construct program logic and synthesize it all into working apps. Gary Bennett, an experienced app developer and trainer, will guide you on your journey to becoming a successful app developer. If you're looking to take the first step towards App Store success, Objective-C for Absolute Beginners is the place to start.What you'll learn The fundamentals of computer programming: how to understand variables, design data structures, and work with file systems, with the option to start with Alice before you dive into the more complex world of Objective-C The logic of object-oriented programming: how to use classes, objects, and methods The flexibility of Apple's developer tools: how to install Xcode and write programs in Objective-C The power of Cocoa and Cocoa touch: how to make Mac OS X applications or iOS apps that do cool stuff Who this book is for Everyone This book is for anyone who wants to learn to develop apps for the Mac, iPhone, and iPad using the Objective-C programming language. No previous programming experience is necessary.
Product Details ISBN: 9781430257554
ISBN-10: 1430257555
Publisher: Apress
Publication Date: March 19th, 2014
Pages: 350
Language: English