Hour 3. Discovering Objective-C: The Language of Apple Platforms
What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
• How Objective-C will be used in your projects
• The basics of object-oriented programming
• Simple Objective-C syntax
• Common data types
• How ARC helps with memory management
This hour’s lesson marks the midpoint in our exploration of the Apple iOS development platform. It will give us a chance to sit back, catch our breath, and get a better idea of what it means to “code” for iOS. Both OS X and iOS share a common development environment and a common development language: Objective-C.
Objective-C provides the syntax and structure for creating applications on Apple platforms. For many, learning Objective-C can be daunting, but with patience, ...