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iOS

C fundamentals

Is there any necessity of attending C fundamentals classes instead of tackling Objective-C basics and fundamentals directly?

Well if you can, go ahead. But the best thing is to understand C before Objective-C. The most important thing pointers and how does the memory management works :D

Understood, and big thanks for the clarification. Right now I'm in the iOS Development Track, but at the same time, I'm reading a book called "Programming in Objective-C by Stephen Kochan" and the way the book teaches you, doesn't teaches C at all, if the book teaches you about pointers, arrays, variables, floating points, is in the Objective-C way, not the C way. Don't know If explicit with my answer.

Gregg Mojica said it. But if you're comfortable with C without Objective-C knowledge, why not? :D

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I would suggest you do so. Objective-C is an extension of C, so knowing C will make you a better Objective-C developer.

Eric Beasley
Eric Beasley
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I would go ahead and do it, it doesn't take very long either.

After starting and stopping a few different books and tutorials, I can say everyone explains things differently and there is always something to learn.