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Objective-C for Designers, Part 5: Custom Classes

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Release date Release date 5/18/2015
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 0h 56m
Published eBooks Published eBooks N/A
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files Included
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

Master Objective-C programming in this 9 part learning series, Objective-C is a general-purpose, object oriented programming language used by Apple to program their OS X and iOS operating systems. This introductory course for using Objective-C to program the Apple iOS starts with the fundamentals including using the terminal and an introduction to Xcode, variables and functions. From there, you’ll learn Objective-C programming basics such as object-oriented concepts, creating multiple instances of a class, and how to work with data types and expressions. Find out how to program logic and decision statements, understand Polymorphism, and implement protocols and delegation.


This course assumes some familiarity programming but not with Objective C. This course is part of 9 course learning series; Objective-C for Designers: Your First Program; Objective-C for Designers: Logic; Objective-C for Designers: Data Types & Loops; Objective-C for Designers: Decision Statements; Objective-C for Designers: Custom Classes; Objective-C for Designers: Inheritance & Polymorphism; Objective-C for Designers: Using Variables; Objective-C for Designers: Protocols & Preprocessor; and Objective-C for Designers: Objects & Memory Management. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

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Course outline

Custom Classes

Operators (13:46)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Conditional Operators (02:19)
  • Relational Operators (01:45)
  • Logic Operators (03:29)
  • Using Operators (05:52)
  • Summary (00:10)
Custom Classes (24:27)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Introduction to Custom Classes (01:58)
  • Creating a Custom Class (04:16)
  • Creating Custom Classes Cont. (03:23)
  • Accepting Multiple Arguments (02:18)
  • Creating Multi-Param Classes (04:08)
  • Passing Objects as Arguments (02:01)
  • Creating Object Arguments (06:01)
  • Summary (00:10)
Method Variables (18:17)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Using Local Variables (03:14)
  • Creating Local Variables (04:59)
  • Using Self (01:20)
  • Returning Objects from Methods (01:20)
  • Returning Objects (04:16)
  • Result Fraction (02:46)
  • Summary (00:10)