While there are several books on programming for Mac OS X, Advanced Mac OS X Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide is the only one that contains explanations of how to leverage the powerful underlying technologies. This book gets down to the real nitty-gritty. The third edition is updated for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 and covers new technologies like DTrace, Instruments, Grand Central Dispatch, blocks, and NSOperation.
Learn to write apps for some of today's hottest technologies, including the iPhone and iPad (using iOS), as well as the Mac (using OS X). It starts with Objective-C, the base language on which the native iOS software development kit (SDK) and the OS X are based. Learn Objective-C on the Mac: For OS X and iOS, Second Edition updates a best selling book and is an extensive, newly updated guide to Objective-C. Objective-C is a powerful, object-oriented extension of C, making this update the perfect follow-up to Dave Mark’s bestselling Learn C on the Mac. Whether you’re an experienced C programmer or you’re coming from a different language such as C++ or Java, leading Mac experts Scott Kna...
This is the first book to introduce programmers to Darwin and the Core Technologies. Without an understanding of how the plumbing works, developers cannot get the best performance and reliability out of their Mac OS X applications. This book provides that knowledge.
The applied research project problem was that the Metropolitan Fire Brigade's (MFB), Melbourne, Australia, current Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) does not provide for effective change and flexible allocation of resources to meet the future demands of the organisation. The purpose of this applied research paper was to identify a legislated negotiation framework for the organisation to meet future demand.
The research project problem was that the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), Melbourne, Australia, does not have a means of providing emergency information to at risk citizens during an emergency event. The purpose of this applied research paper was to identify an effective community alerting system.
Recommendations based on the research supports and expresses the notion of current inadequacies while providing the options, strategic intent and resources that would underpin a move towards a contemporary training framework and sustainable workforce within a learning organisational culture. The recommendations assist in establishing outcomes while delivering and providing solutions to the stated research problem and purpose.