Mac Programming for Absolute Beginners by Wallace Wang - PDF free download eBook

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  • Published: Oct 03, 2015
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Want to learn how to program on your Mac? Not sure where to begin? Best-selling author Wallace Wang will explain how to get started with Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode. Whether you are an experienced Windows coder moving to the Mac, or you are...

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ISBN
9781430233367
Publisher
Apress
Publication date
Age range
18+ Years
Book language
ENG
Pages
416
Format
PDF, DJVU, DOC, FB2
Quality
High quality OCR
Dimensions
7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)
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Some brief overview of this book

Want to learn how to program on your Mac? Not sure where to begin? Best-selling author Wallace Wang will explain how to get started with Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode. Whether you are an experienced Windows coder moving to the Mac, or you are completely new to programming, you’ll see how the basic design of a Mac OS X program works, how Objective-C differs from other languages you may have used, and how to use the Xcode development environment. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to use elements of the Cocoa framework to create windows, store data, and respond to users in your own Mac programs. If you want to learn how to develop apps with Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode, this book is a great first step.

Here are just a few of the things you’ll master along the way:

Fundamental programming concepts aided by short, easy-to-understand examples

How to use Xcode and related programming tools to save time and work more efficiently

A firm understanding of the basics of Objective-C and how it compares to other languages you might know

How to create simple apps using the Cocoa framework

How to easily design, write, test, and market your finished program

With this book and your trusty Mac, you’re well on your way to transforming your Mac app ideas into real applications.

What you’ll learn

Basic programming concepts illustrated with short, easy-to-understand examples

How to use Xcode and related programming tools

The basics of Objective-C and how it compares to other languages you might know

How to create simple apps using the Cocoa framework

Who this book is for

Mac users who want to learn programming or Windows developers who are moving to the Mac OS and iOS platforms. No previous programming experience required.

Table of Contents

Understanding Programming

Understanding Apple’s Programming Tools

The Basic Steps to Creating a Mac Program

Getting Help

Learning Objective-C

Making Decisions with Branches

Repeating Code with Loops

Understanding the Cocoa Framework

Manipulating Strings

Arrays

Dictionaries and Sets

Creating Classes and Objects

Inheritance, Method Overriding, and Events

Creating a User Interface

Choosing Commands with Buttons

Making Choices with Radio Buttons and Check Boxes

Making Choices with Pop-Up Buttons

Inputting and Outputting Data with Labels, Text Fields, and Combo Boxes

Inputting Data with Sliders, Date Pickers, and Steppers

Using Built-In Dialog Boxes

Creating Pull-Down Menus

Designing Your Own Programs

Working with Xcode

Debugging Your Program

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A few words about book author

Wallace Wang is a former Windows enthusiast who took one look at Vista and realized that the future of computing belonged to the Macintosh. He s written more than 40 computer books, including Microsoft Office for Dummies, Beginning Programming for Dummies, Steal This Computer Book, My New Mac, and My New iPad. In addition to programming the Macintosh and iPhone/iPad, he also performs stand-up comedy, having appeared on A&E s Evening at the Improv, and having performed in Las Vegas at ts of the Cocoa framework to create windows, store data, and respond to users in your own Mac programs. If you want to learn how to develop apps with Cocoa, Objective-C, and Xcode, this book is a great first step.

Here are just a few of the things you’ll master along the way:

Fundamental programming concepts aided by short, easy-to-understand examples

How to use Xcode and related programming tools to save time and work more efficiently

A firm understanding of the basics of Objective-C and how it compares to other languages you might know

How to create simple apps using the Cocoa framework

How to easily design, write, test, and market your finished program

With this book and your trusty Mac, you’re well on your way to transforming your Mac app ideas into real applications.

What you’ll learn

Basic programming concepts illustrated with short, easy-to-understand examples

How to use Xcode and related programming tools

The basics of Objective-C and how it compares to other languages you might know

How to create simple apps using the Cocoa framework

Who this book is for

Mac users who want to learn programming or Windows developers who are moving to the Mac OS and iOS platforms. No previous programming experience required.

Table of Contents

Understanding Programming

Understanding Apple’s Programming Tools

The Basic Steps to Creating a Mac Program

Getting Help

Learning Objective-C

Making Decisions with Branches

Repeating Code with Loops

Understanding the Cocoa Framework

Manipulating Strings

Arrays

Dictionaries and Sets

Creating Classes and Objects

Inheritance, Method Overriding, and Events

Creating a User Interface

Choosing Commands with Buttons

Making Choices with Radio Buttons and Check Boxes

Making Choices with Pop-Up Buttons

Inputting and Outputting Data with Labels, Text Fields, and Combo Boxes

Inputting Data with Sliders, Date Pickers, and Steppers

Using Built-In Dialog Boxes

Creating Pull-Down Menus

Designing Your Own Programs

Working with Xcode

Debugging Your Program

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