updated 04:20 pm EST, Mon November 7, 2005
The Big Nerd Ranch (BNR) today announced its , designed for Mac OS X users who wish to write their own applications. "Stay for two days, and go home an Objective-C programmer. Stay for five more days, and go home ready to write full-featured Cocoa applications." Students attending the class between February 11-12th will learn about: understanding classes, objects, and methods; understanding data types and expressions; defining classes and writing instance and class methods; using inheritance; polymorphism and dynamic typing; working with the preprocessor; and more. The Objective C Mini-Bootcamp can be taken on its own for $1000 or can be taken in conjunction with the Cocoa Bootcamp that runs February 13-17th. The $3,500 price includes lodging, all meals, original instruction materials, 24-hour lab access, and transportation to and from the Atlanta airport.