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Beginning iOS Learning Path Objective-C is modeled after Smalltalk but rests on a solid C foundation. Clair provides an excellent summary of C, which is followed by an introduction to the powerful C preprocessor by Kochan. Learning Objective-C 2.0: A Hands-On Guide to Objective-C for Mac and iOS Developers, by Robert Clair, Addison-Wesley Professional o o Chapter 1. C, The Foundation of Objective-C Chapter 2. More About C Variables [02:00] Programming in Objective-C, Third Edition, by Stephen Kochan, Addison-Wesley Professional o Chapter 12. The Preprocessor [00:30] The next set of readings is either-or. Either you may read Kochan, or you might prefer Clair. Both provide excellent coverage of the key elements. You have had an opportunity to sample both authors. If you have a preference, read that author. As a last resort, a coin flip can decide, or better yet, read both. Programming in Objective-C, Third Edition, by Stephen Kochan, Addison-Wesley Professional o o o o o o o o o o o Chapter 3. Classes, Objects, and Methods Chapter 4. Data Types and Expressions Chapter 5. Program Looping Chapter 6. Making Decisions Chapter 7. More on Classes Chapter 8. Inheritance Chapter 9. Polymorphism, Dynamic Typing, and Dynamic Binding Chapter 10. More on Variables and Data Types Chapter 11. Categories and Protocols Chapter 16. Working with Files Chapter 18. Copying Objects 3