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iOS Objective-C Basics (Retired) Introduction to Objective-C Introducing @property

Where else can we read up on using Objective C and its purpose?

I am following this course well, but now that we have moved into Objective-C and how it works, I am completely lost and confused by all of the terminology used in this very jargon-filled video and the purpose of learning these items and their function is no longer clear at this point in the course for me.

Is there any other resource for reading up on Objective-C and what it does in relation to iOS app development to get a more clear understanding of what Doug is bringing up here? Totally lost!

3 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

TTH has a blog post aimed at beginners that introduces the language here

the apple documentation might be a good place to start. Here is something that might be worth looking through.

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

The Objective-c Foundation Classes (OFC) is a general purpose library written in the Objective-C language. The library uses standard Objective-C as found in the GCC compiler and is not based on NSObject, Foundation kit or Cocoa.

hmm that appears to be an objective c library, not really sure thats what Thomas is looking for.

The blog was super helpful. I was getting caught up because I didn't have a good grasp on the anatomy of a code line and didnt understand what each part was for. I'm all set now. Thanks.