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Topic # 81862 19-Apr-2011 13:49
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Hi can someone suggest tips for learning Objective-C?
I am wanting to use xcode.

Are there any institutions in NZ that teach it?
What are the best sites for tutorials?
what about privet tuition?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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  Reply # 460505 19-Apr-2011 14:05
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What programming experience do you have?, do you know any other programming languages?



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  Reply # 460507 19-Apr-2011 14:13
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some VBA and am currently learning python at UC

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  Reply # 460719 19-Apr-2011 23:16
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some docs available at:

http://developer.apple.com/library/ios/#referencelibrary/GettingStarted/Learning_Objective-C_A_Primer/_index.html

some good ios development tutorials in the itunes store.

theres a couple of objective-c books in the wgtn library http://www.wcl.govt.nz/

search for books on amazon and read the reviews for the best ones.


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  Reply # 467905 11-May-2011 12:49
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Stanford University released video lectures for there iPhone Application Development course on Itunes U. But each video is over 600MB and there are 23-25 videos the last time I checked.


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  Reply # 475869 30-May-2011 18:41
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AstonAMV: Stanford University released video lectures for there iPhone Application Development course on Itunes U. But each video is over 600MB and there are 23-25 videos the last time I checked.



Yea the Stanford lectures are great. Many of the lecturers featured in them are Apple employees who directly work on developing iOS and it's libraries. Highly recommended.

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  Reply # 481384 15-Jun-2011 11:08
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Programming in Objective-C (3rd Edition) (Developer's Library) is a good reference book.

If you're looking for something a bit less dry (with tutorials), and are specifically interested in programing for OSX or iOS, I can highly recommend the Big Nerd Ranch books. iPhone Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide or Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X (3rd Edition). I worked my way through the iPhone book with zero Objective C experience and now feel confidant enough to start my own projects (with plenty of help from the documentation!).


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