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Learn Objective-C for Java Developers

Bucanek, James

2009, XXV, 520 p.

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  • Uniquely targeted at experienced developers migrating from Java
  • Helps Java developers become productive in Mac OS X and iPhone
  • Will be the Mac development book for all the coolest open source, Java developers

Learn Objective-C for Java Developers will guide experienced Java developers into the world of Objective-C. It will show them how to take their existing language knowledge and design patterns and transfer that experience to Objective-C and the Cocoa runtime library. This is the express train to productivity for every Java developer who has dreamed of developing for Mac OS X or iPhone, but felt that Objective-C was too intimidating. So hop on and enjoy the ride!

  • Provides a translation service that turns Java problem-solving skills into Objective-C solutions
  • Allows Java developers to leverage their existing experience and quickly launch themselves into a new domain
  • Takes the risk out of learning Objective-C

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » C programming language - Cocoa - Delegation - Factor - Java - Objective-C - Xcode - iPhone - object

Related subjects » Software Engineering

Table of contents 

  1. Introduction
  2. Java and C: Key Differences
  3. Welcome to Objective-C
  4. Creating an Xcode Project
  5. Exploring Protocols and Categories
  6. Sending Messages
  7. Making Friends with nil
  8. Strings and Primitive Values
  9. Garbage Collection
  10. Introspection
  11. Files
  12. Serialization
  13. Communicating Near and Far
  14. Exception Handling
  15. Threads
  16. Collection Patterns
  17. Delegation Pattern
  18. Provider/Subscriber Pattern
  19. Observer Pattern
  20. Model-View-Controller Pattern
  21. Lazy Initialization Pattern
  22. Factory Pattern
  23. Singleton Pattern
  24. Memory Management
  25. Mixing C and Objective-C
  26. Runtime

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