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Book details
  • SubGenre:Software Development & Engineering / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:917
  • eBook ISBN:9781609847067

The Complete Friday Q&A: Volume I

by Mike Ash

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The Complete Friday Q&A is a collection of articles on advanced topics in Mac OS X and iOS programming. With articles on memory management, performance tuning, Objective-C, system internals, and more, this book is your gateway to becoming fluent in complicated, obscure, and arcane corners of Mac and iOS programming.
Written continuously for over two years, Friday Q&A has provided thousands of readers with deep information on Mac programming. This compilation includes all of the articles posted from December 2008 to August 2010, proofread and organized into a single convenient package. Topics covered include: * Multithreaded programming * Blocks * Grand Central Dispatch * Interprocess communication * Performance profiling and optimization * Objective-C messaging and message forwarding * Defensive programming * Toll free bridging * Runtime code generation * Memory Management * Dynamic creation of Objective-C classes * And much, much more
About the author
Mike Ash is a software engineer at independent Mac developer Rogue Amoeba. He has been programming since the days when AppleSoft BASIC was a big deal, and has been doing development with Objective-C and Cocoa for over a decade. He has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Université of Orléans. His web site can be found at http://mikeash.com/.