I'm more of a video learner, what sources would you recommend to learn Obj-C/iOS Dev?

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by Viantef, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. Viantef macrumors member

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    I know kochan & big nerd ranch have excellent sources for learning iOS development, but I couldn't stand learning something like programming from a book. Physics? Yes Programming? No

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  3. Viantef thread starter macrumors member

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    See the thing about the Stanford course is that the professor teaches based on previous knowledge of object orientented programming. While I do have experience with Basic Java and python, I have yet to be exposed to OOP.

    So, I won't be able to just jump into that class.

    Since I'm only 16, I don't have much money to spend but I'll check out Udemy & Lynda.com
     
  4. thekev macrumors 604

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    Object oriented concepts aren't that difficult to learn. Stanford has an intro to computer science series on coursera. It starts with this one. Here's one from MIT. It uses python and it looks okay. Harvard also posted one on EDX. The MIT link suggests a couple python books that are available free online. The Big Nerd Ranch books are decent. Aside from these learning the Objective-C language may take you a little time. If you don't want to use a book for that, you can try Apple's developer pages. I watched some of the Stanford lectures myself. They spend very little time on the language syntax of Objective-C. They are more about programming within its environment, so you may find a language reference helpful. I hope that helps. The ones I linked cover at least some object oriented principles. I suspect they don't go too deep though.
     
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    My apologies. I got the impression from your first post you were looking for videos specific to Objective-C and iOS development and not programming in general.

    I would say that if you have experience with Java, you've already been exposed to OOP.
     
  6. tacotester1 macrumors member

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    getting one of the books suggested is a good idea. then u can take the keywords and terms u learn and search for videos on those specific concepts.
     
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    Lynda.com has a good setup for ObjC. IIRC, it starts out pretty basic and works it's way up at a good pace.
     

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