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This book was contributed to by the technical writers, engineers, support specialists, and other professionals at Apple Computer, Inc., who are committed to making Mac OS X a superior platform for innovation, productivity, and enjoyment. These professionals have diligently collected, compiled, and edited the information in this books to ensure that it is a useful resource for Mac OS X developers.
James Duncan Davidson is a freelance author, software developer, and consultant focusing on Mac OS X, Java, XML, and open source technologies. He is the author of Learning Cocoa with Objective-C (published by O'Reilly & Associates) and is a frequent contributor to the O'Reilly Network online website as well as publisher of his own website, x180 (http://www.x180.net), where he keeps his popular weblog. Duncan was the creator of Apache Tomcat and Apache Ant and was instrumental in their donation to the Apache Software Foundation by Sun Microsystems . While working at Sun, he authored two versions of the Java Servlet API specification as well as the Java API for XML Processing. Duncan regularly presents at conferences all over the world on topics ranging from open source and collaborative development to programming Java more effectively. He didn't graduate with a Computer Science degree, but sees that as a benefit in helping explain how software works. His educational background is in Architecture (the bricks and mortar kind), the essence of which he applies to every software problem that finds him. He currently resides in San Francisco, California.
I'll start by saying, that the book is not exactly what you'd be expecting. Most of you looking at purchasing this book are probably thinking in terms of an Cocoa framework... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Andrew L. Valdez
I can't decide to tell you if this is for beginners or not... I'm a beginner, but I also pick things up faster than your average bear. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by C. Areal
This book is only useful for individuals with a archaic Mac. The Project Builder described has no relationship to the current Mac distribution. Read morePublished on October 12, 2011 by willy
The book is an useful guide for who needs to learn Cocoa programming, and needs to learn also Objective-C.Published on December 19, 2008 by Alberto Paderno
As with most O'reilly books this one is not a let down. I was most impressed to find out that is actually written by Apple Computer and then was handed to James Duncan Davidson to... Read morePublished on December 28, 2007 by Thomas Jon Pickle (RC)
This book is a great start to learn the best OS X programming technology. As a professional developer. The title says it "Learning Cocoa with Objective C". Read morePublished on July 1, 2005 by K. Leavitt
While this book is very detailed and has a lot of information in it about Cocoa programming, it starts off too quickly. Read morePublished on February 24, 2005 by Johanna
Being an old Pascal and C programer from the earlier Mac OS (systems 6 and 7) I was finding 1) that Carbon documentation was a mess, and 2) that Cocoa's object orientation was... Read morePublished on February 22, 2004 by David Harper
This book needed one more pass by the proofreaders. There are an annoyingly large number of typographical errors and other mistakes. Read morePublished on January 15, 2004