Xcode and #pragma mark

by john on September 30, 2008

I’ve started using #pragma mark directives in my code to help with organization as my implementation files grow. #pragma mark is simple to use, for example, insert the following to call out initialization code: #pragma mark – #pragma mark Initialization

Cocoa Programming – Part III

by john on September 29, 2008

This is the third and final post in a series reviewing the book Cocoa Programming, by Aaron Hillegass. Here are links to the first and second parts of this review. In this post I’ll review a few highlights of the (…)

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Cocoa Programming – Part II

by john on September 26, 2008

This post is the second in a series reviewing the book Cocoa Programming, by Aaron Hillegass. This part of the review is dedicated to a closer look at the code examples. Starting from Chapter 2, the book dives into building (…)

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Cocoa Programming – Part I

by john on September 23, 2008

This post is the first in a series reviewing the book Cocoa Programming, by Aaron Hillegass. Let me begin by saying, Aaron’s know the topic of Cocoa programming. As a previous employee of NeXT which merged with Apple, Aaron has (…)

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Xcode Debugging: Reset Current Line

by john on September 15, 2008

This tip is based on information in the book Xcode 3 Unleashed. I just completed a three part review the book, which you can read here. When inside a debugger and stepping through code, line be line, have you ever (…)

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Minnesota CocoaHeads Recap

by john on September 12, 2008

The Minnesota CocoaHeads met tonight and it was an interesting spin on development for the Mac. Troy Gaul did a presentation on Adobe Lightroom, from the perspective of the development tools and approach used to create Lightroom. Although I have (…)

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Xcode 3 Unleashed, Part III

by john on September 11, 2008

This post is the third in a series on the book Xcode 3 Unleashed, by Fritz Anderson. I’ll wrap up the review in this post by covering both highlights of the book and suggestions for future editions. Highlights Let’s begin (…)

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Xcode 3 Unleashed, Part II

by john on September 10, 2008

This post is a continuation of Part I of the book review of Xcode 3 Unleashed, by Fritz Anderson. Unlike the first section of the book, in the second half all topics are self-contained, that is, they are not tied (…)

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Xcode 3 Unleashed, Part I

by john on September 9, 2008

What follows is the first post of three, reviewing the book Xcode 3 Unleashed, by Fritz Anderson. I hope you’ll find the approach to this review to be informative, as it will definitely be different from other technical book reviews. (…)

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