The first 7 chapters cover Objective C, but in my view still only barely touch on the subject, and are not sufficient to get really going using Objective C, but it is a start.
Chapter 8 then finally and starts Cacao, at a reasonable pace and with sufficient side notes and explanation.
Unfortunately after this chapter the book goes completely and quickly downhill.
Chapter 9 is an exercise in typing, long listings of code with next to no explanation of why and how everything hangs together. Did the author ever hear about inline comments and does he realise that his target audience are people wanting to learn Cacao.
Click this, control-drag here, but no explanation at all why, or any explanation of the other options available. For example, in the code there is out of the blue the use of 'PRAGMA' ? what is that?
Also (at time of writing of this review) no downloadable version of the finished application is available, so if as a starting Cacao programmer you end up with a non-working example, there is basically no way of getting it to work. A few hours of typing wasted!
I haven't even bothered going further past chapter 9 and have switched to another book on this subject matter.
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