Become An Xcoder
15th March 2006
Bert Altenburg, author of “AppleScript for Absolute Starters”, in co-operation with AlexClarke and Philippe Mougin, has released a new book, “Become an Xcoder”, for newcomers to Cocoa programming using Objective-C and XCode.
This tutorial is for non-programmers, and is aimed at levelling the learning curve as much as possible. In the best tradition, the tutorial is being released as a free booklet in PDF format.
It is available for download from http://www.cocoalab.com/developer.html [Direct Link: http://www.cocoalab.com/BecomeAnXcoder.pdf Warning: 2MB PDF file at this link].
1st June 2006
The book has been Wiki-fied so as to be more accessible and up to date: http://www.cocoalab.com/cocoalab/wiki/doku.php
1st October 2006
The book has been translated into Arabic and Chinese: as far as we know, it’s the only such book available in these languages: [Direct Link: http://www.cocoalab.com/BecomeAnXcoder(Arabic).pdf] [Direct Link: http://www.cocoalab.com/BecomeAnXcoder(Chinese).pdf]
9th June 2007
The book has now been translated into Japanese as well. [Direct Link: http://www.cocoalab.com/BecomeAnXcoder(Japanese).pdf]