Monthly Archives: March 2010

Hello world!

I’ve been studying Buck & Yacktman’s Cocoa Design Patterns, and thought it would be good to blog about my efforts, sharing what I’ve figured out, and getting comments from other developers, from newbies needing help to experienced Cocoa developers giving … Continue reading

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Chapters 1 and 2: Model View Controller

There’s no code the first chapter, just a thorough explanation of the MVC patterns and how Cocoa uses them. The interesting tips I got were that (a) you can create an NSDocument subclass without a GUI (I’ve wanted to do … Continue reading

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Design Patterns and how I’m studying them

Design patterns are common solutions to recurring problems. The concept originally came from architecture, but has had a great impact on object-oriented software design. There are a number of books covering software design patterns, the original being Design Patterns: Elements … Continue reading

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