New to Programming Forum just wanted to introduce myself!

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by jshdeal, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. jshdeal macrumors newbie


    Mar 9, 2011
    Kingsport, TN
    Hello My name is Joshua,

    I'm new as a poster "a little tired at the moment excuse my grammar". I haven't really posted in the forum before. I've been a loyal reader of MacRumors now for quite a long time now also a huge big time fan of All Tech / Mostly Apple tho. I Love all types of gadgets mostly Apple products mainly because I own more of them. I really enjoy using XCode alot more than I did Visual Studios through the years when I was using the windows platform. I love all the fun stuff that comes with it XC & my Mac Products. I have to say I love coding in Obj-C I don't know how I went all these years programming in different languages!

    I enjoy programming so much! “Whatever I did without X-Code & OBJ-C IDK” When I’m not playing around with my guitar and harp of course… “Thank you Mr. Jobs & CO for making Garage Band as without it I would be out so much money on things other than Apple products ;)”. Most of my time I try to learn as much as I can by fooling around by doing some idiotic project to do something for me because i am too lazy to do it on my own by just clicking on a few things. I find doing things that way is the best way to learn in my case. I hope to show you all some of the things I know as well as teach others and help out with questions when I can.

    I've rambled on now too much but hey, like I said my name is Joshua I code & play music. Hope to talk to you guys more here in the programming forum and other sections about anything and everything that has to do with being an apple fan / dev.

    Thank you for reading my rambling at 5am. Now maybe I can answer some questions and get some help with some of my own ☺ Nice to meet you all in advance! :D

    *Sorry if this seems to be offtopic or needs to be in another forum. It was meant to go out to the ios/osx devs on the forum so i can get in touch with them and introduce myself. you may move this thread if it does not meet req for this forum*

    Thank's Again,
    Joshua :apple:
  2. unplugme71 macrumors 68030

    May 20, 2011
    Congrats on picking up Obj-C. I'm having tons of trouble myself - especially understanding the whole classes thing.

    I've programmed a little bit in C++ back in 2001 and I've made some very simple programs that ran in command line but nothing that ever had a GUI or even wrote or read to/from a file.

    I've also programmed in PHP - and that seemed to be the easiest for me but I haven't done anything since 2009 with PHP and it's changed quite a lot. Again, never worked with classes or much OOP with it.

    I'm trying to get back into programming today and I've been reading the "Programming in Objective-C, 4th ed" which is available for free online to try and dive in. I followed their sample codes and while I can make it run, I'm still having blocks learning some of the concepts.
  3. PatrickCocoa macrumors 6502a

    Dec 2, 2008

    Wish you the best!

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