From: Seth Delackner (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 22 2003 - 16:35:39 EDT
On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 01:14:32PM -0700, Robert G. Werner wrote:
> Everyone starts out as a beginer once. It sounds like you have the
> drive to get involved. Good.
> For C++, I liked:
> 'Thinking in C++' by Bruce Eckel
> I'm not up on Objective C but Apple has some great examples. There is
Forgive the intrusion here, but I would really recommend he just go straight to
Objective-C. Skip the C++ for now, even though Abiword is written in it. That
may sound crazy, but Objective-C is what the OS X port will be mostly written
in, and Objective-C is conceptually very simple. If you hit a part of the
AbiWord code that doesn't make sense, then read just the part of C++ manuals
that helps get past it.
I highly recommend "Learning Objective-C" (the O'Reilly book). It is a little
short on the theory, but it hand walks you through writing some simple
applications that get you prepped to do just about anything with Cocoa.
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