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Learning Objective-C by Developing iPhone Games by Amy M. Booker, Joseph D. Walters

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Object-oriented programming

So far, we have covered code elements that are in nearly every programming language. Now we are going to take a little time to explain object-oriented programming (OOP) languages. In order to understand an OOP, it is important to know what an object is in terms of code. Now, there are entire volumes of books dedicated to explaining what OOP is and its function, but as you bought this book for other reasons, we won't address it here.

Objects

I have heard an object explained as poorly as simply is anything, or explained over pages and pages and described in such minute detail that anyone would eventually just give up on the whole idea. Basically, an object is a group of code that is self-contained and can be reused over ...

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