Beating The Dead Horse...

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by TheShinyMac, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. TheShinyMac macrumors 6502a


    Apr 3, 2009
    I know this has been discussed hundreds of times on MacRumours, but what is the best book to learn how to code for the app store. I have no experience with programming. I know it won't happen over night, but whats the best book. Thanks for responding
  2. firewood macrumors 604

    Jul 29, 2003
    Silicon Valley
    You'll need more that one book.

    If you don't know how to program or develop any sort of software, all the iPhone books will likely be too steep a climb into an alien world. So first, go to your local library and get some good easy books on really introductory computer programming, any language, just pick ones you find easiest to read, and do some projects. Maybe even a book from the children's section to start off with.

    Then, after the simple introductory programming projects seems easy, read the first few chapters of a book on C programming (C for dummys, If you understand most of that, then try Hillegass's book on Cocoa Programming or Kochan's book on Obj-C. Then on to the books on the iPhone SDK.

    No one book can sufficiently cover the above range.
  3. PhoneyDeveloper macrumors 68040


    Sep 2, 2008
    Did you read the sticky?:mad:

    Did you search the forum?:cool:

    Can you ask a more specific question?:confused:
  4. Nugget macrumors 68000


    Nov 24, 2002
    Houston Texas USA
    This is MacRumors. Once the horse is dead we skin it and learn to play drums.
  5. tdog09 macrumors member

    Jul 13, 2008
    haha, +1, +2, and +3!
  6. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
    This is probably what should be a sticky. :)

    Seriously OP, the best book may be the worst for you. How do you learn? (what ind of learner are you?)

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