Monthly Archives: September 2011

Disabling the ARC in Xcode 4.2

With Xcode 4.2 (iOS 5) Apple introduce ARC (Automatic Reference Counting) to help with memory management. Basically you no longer need to call retain or release. However current examples/books (and (open source) libraries) are still doing it. This leads to

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Getting started with Objective C

In order to do i{Phone|Pod|Pad} or Mac development you need to learn Objective-C, which is basically adding some object-orientation to the C language. The last 2.5 days I spent some time in learning about Objective C. I used Xcode (an

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