4. Getting Started with Objective-C

Objective-C is the programming language used in this book, so it makes perfect sense to include a chapter on this mighty fine programming language. Besides, Objective-C is the programming language you will use as you learn iPad programming. It is not the only programming language used for iPad programming, but it is by far the most popular. In addition, Apple recommends Objective-C for iOS programming. That’s why all of the source code provided in this book is written in Objective-C.

All things Objective-C is simply too large a topic to be covered in a single chapter, and it is beyond the scope of this book. There are, however, some excellent books devoted to Objective-C:

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