Chapter    10

Après Code: Distributing Your Application

This has been quite a journey, hasn’t it? You’ve learned a lot in the pages of this book; enough, we hope, to give you the tools you need to become a great Objective-C programmer. Let’s take a look back over everything you’ve seen so far.

  • You were introduced to object-oriented programming following the Smalltalk model and how it differs from the Simula model adopted by languages such as C++ and Java.
  • You saw the powerful and dynamic nature of messaging and learned to use blocks to pass around functions like first-class objects.
  • You saw how blocks enable easy asynchronous programming techniques by capturing locally scoped variables on your behalf, saving you a lot of work maintaining state ...

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