Learn Objective-C for Java Developers will guide experienced Java developers into the world of Objective-C. It will show them how to take their existing language knowledge and design patterns and transfer that experience to Objective-C and the Cocoa runtime library. This is the express train to productivity for every Java developer who dreamt of developing for Mac OS X or iPhone, but felt that Objective-C was too intimidating. So hop on and enjoy the ride!
Provides a translation service that turns Java problem-solving skills into Objective-C solutions
Allows Java developers to leverage their existing experience and quickly launch themselves into a new domain
Takes the risk out of learning Objective-C
What you'll learn
Apply Java experience to Objective-C and Cocoa
Use elegant alternatives that increase productivity
Maximize the powerfully unique constructs of Objective-C, like class clusters
Think like an object-oriented C programmer to create more reusable code
Use all of the things in Java and Objective-C that are actually quite similar, like MVC design patterns
Learn how to do all of it within Apple's powerful Xcode programming environment using Cocoa frameworks
Who is this book for?
Experienced Java developers interested in developing native applications for Apple's Mac OS X operating system, iPhone, and iPod touch.