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Objective-C for Absolute Beginners: iPhone, iPad and Mac Programming Made Easy, Second Edition by Brad Lees, Mitchell Fisher, Gary Bannett

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Chapter 2

Programming Basics

This chapter will focus on the building blocks that are necessary to become a great Objective-C programmer. This chapter is going to go over how to use the Alice user interface, how to write our first Alice program, how to write our first Objective-C program, and explore some new OOP terms.

NOTE: We want to introduce new concepts in Alice and later, in this chapter, enable you to use these concepts in Objective-C. We have used this approach for the last 3 years and know, from personal experience, that this approach helps you learn the concepts quickly, without discouragement, and gives you a great foundation to build upon.

Taking a Tour with Alice

Alice’s 3D programming environment makes it easy to write your ...

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