Learning OS X development with Cocoa for someone with a .NET/C# background

Posted on 2010-01-08
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Hi all,

I've got a pretty decent background in Microsoft .NET, specifically C# 3.5.  However, I know that C/C++ are very different to C# in a lot of ways.

The Apple Development Connection says that you get started with Cocoa you should have a working knowledge of C - this is something I don't have seeing as I've never done C/C++ before.  The knowledge of programming constructs is something I'm already completely comfortable with.

Can anyone offer any advice on how get started?  Should I forget Cocoa development completely until I have spent some time programming with C?

Question by:Number5ix
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Never mind, I think I just answered my own question ... doh.

From http://www.cocoadev.com/index.pl?CocoaPrerequisites:

"You must be comfortable with the C programming language - You don't have to be a C expert, but you must recognize all of the syntactic elements of C and you must be able to reliably use C pointers."

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