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Robert Nadar Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jul 28, 2012 2:34 PM

I recently moved from PC to Apple. Over last few years i have been working on PC technologies(.Net) but now i am more interested in Objective C. Can any one help me for being a developer on Mac by what I need to start with? Also is it worth for me now to apply for 99$ developer program on Apple given my zero experience on Objective C?

 

reference of books/articles on objective C/Xcode/Cocoa is appreciated.

Thanks!!

  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)
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    Jul 28, 2012 2:38 PM (in response to Robert Nadar)

    I am not an official developer, but I know that paying for the developer program gains access to downloads I do not get and makes you eligible for beta testing new OSX versions.  And as to "zero experience in Objective C" ... we all start there.

     

    My $0.02 from one who has read many responses from the very helpful forum contributors who have been developing for years.

  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)
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    Jul 28, 2012 2:54 PM (in response to Robert Nadar)

    Others who are developers will undoubtedly step in and call me a useless-intermingler, while giving you more resources for how to start learning Objective C.

     

    Welcome to mac-world.  Good luck.

     

    And a request ... please DO NOT award me any points for my useless responses.  Save points for those who really help.

  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)
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    Jul 28, 2012 3:27 PM (in response to Robert Nadar)

    As a starter ... I found this by typing "learn objective c" in the "Search communities" box at the upper right of the page:

     

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/18898801#18898801

     

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/18634901#18634901

  • Gnarlodious Level 4 Level 4 (3,220 points)
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    Jul 30, 2012 11:11 AM (in response to steve359)

    Steve, your statement about the beta testing is wrong. Just thought you might like to know that being a paying member is not a requirement.

     

    About the Objective C, you can do all sorts of programming without being a member just using good old fashioned C.

  • steve359 Level 6 Level 6 (12,035 points)
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    Jul 30, 2012 11:39 AM (in response to Gnarlodious)

    Cool.  Please take over and help the OP if you have more specific information.  I was trying to start with some assistance, but have no heartache over another giving much more useful information.

  • Gnarlodious Level 4 Level 4 (3,220 points)
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    Jul 30, 2012 12:42 PM (in response to steve359)

    I'm a Python programmer so I don't have much more useful info on C+, but I do know you can start learning C+ with the free Xcode and all sorts of internet tutorials. You can write a command line interface tool using the free Xcode just for learning purposes. Objective C and Cocoa application programming is for the paying members.

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