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Advanced Mac OS X Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Mark Dalrymple

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Typographical Conventions

To make the book easier to comprehend, we have used several typographical conventions.

Function names will appear in bold and in a slightly smaller size than the default font size. All standard Unix functions are completely lowercase. Functions developed by Apple are often mixed case. To make it clear that it is a function, the name will be followed by a set of parentheses. For example, you might see, Use NSLog() or printf() to display the computed value.

In Objective-C, class names are always capitalized. In this book, they will also appear in bold and in a smaller size. In Objective-C, method names start with a lowercase letter. Method names will also appear in a bold, fixed-width font. So, for example, you might ...

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