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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I wonder, however, if Cloud-related technologies have received all the attention and left no space to discuss other trends. The engineers in the class created a a blog of their experience. Hillegass dives right into the subject matter, and the book does an especially good job with pacing the examples with infodumps. He wrote the book widely regarded to be the hlllegass of Mac development: Voices that Matter is going to let me do the keynote on the first morning of their iOS conference this spring.

These guys literally wrote THE book on cocoa. Dec 11, Philip rated it liked it. The engineers would like an easy way to write plugins for the application.


Considered by many as the “Cocoa Bible”, it leads fot reader into the world of Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode at a steady, manageable pace. This version will expire in June.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X 3rd Edition

Covering the bulk of what you need to know to develop full-featured applications for OS X, written in an engaging tutorial style, and thoroughly class-tested to assure clarity and accuracy, it is an invaluable resource for any Mac programmer.

You might as well just read Apple’s technical documentation instead. Aug 16, Peter rated it liked it Shelves: I am speaking this week at the OpenBase Summit All this and so much more is why MacTech consistently names Aaron one of the top 25 most influential people in the Mac community.

This is the eBook version of the printed book. Early-bird pricing ends on Feb 25, so coco up now. There’s no filler, so the book’s concise and to the point. Opening the iTunes Store. It assumed some competence on Mac OS usage and culture.

In particular, all the code blocks were just images from the PDF. Jul 25, Mark rated it it was amazing.

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We apologize for the missing content on this page. Jan 24, Frank rated it liked it. I, myself, was shocked that people cared at all. Last week, my colleague Joe Conway wrote a posting suggesting that dot-notation programmung not a great addition to the Objective-C language and that he felt that programmers should not programmingg it.


This is the best version of this book yet. The author does an excellent job of walking the reader through the need-to-know parts of developing Cocoa software on the Mac.

Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X by Aaron Hillegass

The examples in the book follow XCode 3 but I didn’t have much difficulty in adapting them to XCode 4. Snow Leopard has different tricks to get your applications to understand Applescript. Other books will hillegass but this one is a must have. Updated for iOS 10, Swift 3 and Xcode 8, this book will lead you through the essential concepts, techniques and tools for developing iOS applications.

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