Learn C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, 2nd Edition

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2012-12-20
508 pages

Book Description

Considered a classic by an entire generation of programmers, Dave Mark's Learn C on the  has been updated for you to include OS X and the latest considerations.

Learn C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, Second Edition is perfect for beginners learning to program. It includes contemporary OS X and iOS examples! This book also does the following:

  •   Provides best practices for programming newbies
  •   Presents all the basics with a pragmatic, Mac OS X and iOS -flavored approach
  •   Includes updated source code which is fully compatible with latest  

After reading this book, you'll be ready to program and build apps using the C language and Objective-C will become much easier for you to learn when you're ready to pick that up.

What you’ll learn

  • Master C programming, the gateway to programming your Mac, or iPad
  • Write apps for the contemporary Mac OS X interface, the cleanest user interface around
  • Write apps for the modern iOS interface, one of the two most popular mobile platforms in the world
  • Understand variables and how to your own data structures
  • Work with the file system
  • Connect to data sources and the Internet
  • How to handle error handling and much more

Who this book is for

For anyone wanting to learn to program in Mac OS X and iOS, including developers new to the Mac and iPhone/iPad, developers new to C, or students entirely new to programming.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Go Get the Tools
Chapter 2. Programming Basics
Chapter 3: C Basics: Staements and Functions
Chapter 4: C Basics: Variables and Operators
Chapter 5: Debugging
Chapter 6: Controlling Your Program's Flow
Chapter 7: Pointers and Parameters
Chapter 8: More Data Types
Chapter 9: The Command Line
Chapter 10: Designing Your Own Data Structures
Chapter 11: Working with Files
Chapter 12: Handling Errors
Chapter 13: Advanced Topics
Chapter 14: Where Do You Go from Here?
Chapter 15: Answers to Exercises

Book Details

  • Title: Learn C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, 2nd Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 508 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-12-20
  • ISBN-10: 1430245336
  • ISBN-13: 9781430245339