What are the best ways to learn Objective-C?

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    #1Objective-C for Absolute Beginners

    Objective-C for Absolute Beginners

    Objective-C for Absolute Beginners is a reference book written by Stefan Kaczmarek, Brad Lees, and Gary Bennett. It tackles the fundamentals of programming, variable, data structures, and constructing program logic using Objective-C,

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    James Payne
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "I have been a loyal Apple fan since the release of the iPhone 3. Yeah, I know, I am pretty old. LOL Anyway, Apple's sophisticated way of developing games and applications inspired me to learn Objective C language. Interestingly, I thought this book would focus only on Objective C but upon reading it, it also touches the very basics and fundamentals of programming--from variables, structures, and file systems. I guess I have to re-read my book about Algorithms again to refresh the concepts in my mind. I hope to have a license to develop an iOS app next time :D"
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    #2Treehouse

    Treehouse

    Treehouse is a website that offers a wide range of technology courses. The platform offers projects with access to over 1000 videos. All courses like web development, mobile development, game development, and web design are taught by experts.

    Websites

    $25- Varies by plan

    Sun Su
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "The best part of this course site is that they go beyond teaching you how to program using objective c language. Well, if you are into the basics, they offer intensive courses for that but what I really appreciate is that they will help you find your perfect job suited for your skill or even venture into your own business."
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    #3Swift for Dummies

    Swift for Dummies

    Swift for Dummies is a programming book written by Jesse Feile which was published in 2015. It shows how to port Objective -C applications into Swift for creating apps to iPhone, iPad and Mac OS X. 

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    Janice Beck
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "Easy to follow instructions are part of the tutorials in this book which I really like. I have learned how to port exisiting objective c apps into Swift (well this is for iOS), and develop it further. You'll also learn how to set up xCOde for swift apps, and all. For its price, it is pretty decent I must say (although I would still consider free online courses)"
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    #4Code School

    Code School
    Code School is, as its own name explains, an online code school that teaches you, via online, to code and to develop webs by doing it and learning by practising. There are a lot of courses for different programming languages that you can learn just by creating a free acount.
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    Free

    Sean Arnold
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "Just a little info, I think Pluralsight and Code School already merged because when I visited their site, they are merged already. Anyway, web development and hard programming are the main specialization of this platform website. I was once a student of an online course from here and I think our edge is that we are directly linked to Pluralsight which is an actual training and a consulting firm. There are free learning modules for object c if you really interested. You just have to sign up to avail them,."
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    #5Khan Academy

    Khan Academy

    Khan Academy is an educational organization founded by Salman Khan. It offers learning resources available on the web and the mobile app. It features an interactive classroom blackboard teaching style with short quizzes and questions.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Vibhore Mistry
    Written on July 31, 2018
    "Khan Academy is a phenomenal learning resource. I have used KA several times for lessons in programming language. I have referred several friends to learn Objective-C and they all love it."
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    #6Programming in Objective-C

    Programming in Objective-C

    Programming in Objective-C is a reference textbook written by Stephen G. Kochan published on December 13, 2013 by Addison-Wesley Professional. It is a concise tutorial on the basics of Objective- C and programming for iOS and OS X.

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    Scott Williams
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "Planning to avail the ebook version of this book so I can carry it wherever I go. I already have the hard copy and read several pages of the introductory part to the basics of objective c and I can honestly say that it is step by step and really helpful for newbies like me. I dont even have background for C language but this book took me by surprise as it touches all the basics of object-oriented programming."
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    #7Udemy- Objective-C Crash Course for Swift Developers

    Udemy- Objective-C Crash Course for Swift Developers

    Udemy- Objective-C Crash Course for Swift Developers is an online course that teaches students and users to write code in Objective-C, convert Objective-C iOS Apps into Swift and vice-versa, building simple node.

    Course

    $24.99

    Jenny Yu
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "They still have a discount when you enroll to this crash course but I think it is too pricey for working students. I just thought my parents about this because my older brother's batchmates took this course and they already know in-depth information about programming apps for iOS. I wanna learn how to convert objective C iOS apps into Swift I hope I get to learn it after taking this crash course. "
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    #8Udemy- iOS 10 & Objective-C - Complete Developer Course

    Udemy- iOS 10 & Objective-C - Complete Developer Course

    Udemy- iOS 10 & Objective-C - Complete Developer Course is a crash course that gives students a full understanding of the Xcode 8, a detailed explanation of all the objects and functions within iOS 10 development, and Objective-C

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    $99.99

    Larry Elliott
    Written on July 26, 2018
    "Tip: You will need a MAC computer and the developer software Xcode 8. I don;t think this course is for beginners as it barely touches the basics. The lecture assumes at least a prior knowledge about Objective C at least. Anyway, I am now on my way to creating featured games. Althought I think the price of this course is a bit high than I what I expect. Still, worth it"

Summary

Best What are the best ways to learn Objective-C
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Objective-C for Absolute BeginnersBooks 17 Paid
2TreehouseWebsites 14 Paid
3Swift for DummiesBooks 12 Paid
4Code SchoolWebsites 8 Free
5Khan AcademyApps 7 Free
6Programming in Objective-CBooks 6 Paid
7Udemy- Objective-C Crash Course for Swift DevelopersCourse 3 Paid
8Udemy- iOS 10 & Objective-C - Complete Developer CourseCourse 1 Paid
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