Programming in Objective-C 2.0, by Kochan, Stephen G.
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- ISBN: 9780321566157 | 0321566157
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/1/2011
THE #1 BESTSELLING BOOK ON OBJECTIVE-C 2.0 Programming in Objective-C 2.0provides the new programmer a complete, step-by-step introduction to Objective-C, the primary language used to develop applications for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac OS X platforms. The book does not assume previous experience with either C or object-oriented programming languages, and it includes many detailed, practical examples of how to put Objective-C to use in your everyday iPhone/iPad or Mac OS X programming tasks. A powerful yet simple object-oriented programming language thatrs"s based on the C programming language, Objective-C is widely available not only on OS X and the iPhone/iPad platform but across many operating systems that support the gcc compiler, including Linux, Unix, and Windows systems. The second edition of this book thoroughly covers the latest version of the language, Objective-C 2.0. And it shows not only how to take advantage of the Foundation frameworkrs"s rich built-in library of classes but also how to use the iPhone SDK to develop programs designed for the iPhone/iPad platform. Table of Contents 1 Introduction Part I: The Objective-C 2.0 Language 2 Programming in Objective-C 3 Classes, Objects, and Methods 4 Data Types and Expressions 5 Program Looping 6 Making Decisions 7 More on Classes 8 Inheritance 9 Polymorphism, Dynamic Typing, and Dynamic Binding 10 More on Variables and Data Types 11 Categories and Protocols 12 The Preprocessor 13 Underlying C Language Features Part II: The Foundation Framework 14 Introduction to the Foundation Framework 15 Numbers, Strings, and Collections 16 Working with Files 17 Memory Management 18 Copying Objects 19 Archiving PartIII: Cocoa and the iPhone SDK 20 Introduction to Cocoa 21 Writing iPhone Applications Part IV: Appendixes A Glossary B Objective-C 2.0 Language Summary C Address Book Source Code D Resources