The biggest problem is that it seems to be catering for people with little to no experience in coding, but is totally hands-off. It's not unti 100 pages into the book that you finally open Xcode and make an empty project - literally an empty project, it's not even a "Hello, World!" app, it doesn't become a "Hello, World!" until some 50 odd pages later. For something seemingly written for people with little experience, so much is explained to the nth degree with no real world examples. As someone who DOES have experience coding, sometimes even I'm left head scratching a little but how complex things get whilst having no actual examples to relate them to. Programming iOS 4 - Google Preview - O'Reilly Media
Beginning iPhone Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK (9781430216261): Dave Mark, Jeff LaMarche
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