Bonus Tracks are free screencasts on practical tips and tricks
related to topics we teach in our Pragmatic Studio training
courses. Each screencast is short and focused on one technique so
you can quickly move on and apply it to your application. Some of these
techniques are taught in depth during a course, and others are simply bonus
material you can enjoy before or after a Studio.
Giving your Objective-C classes, methods, and variables meaningful names is the single-most important thing you can do to make your code easier to read and maintain. Thankfully, you don't have to get it right the first time. Xcode's refactoring support makes changing names later a breeze. Learn how in this screencast.
One of the first things that throws new iPhone developers is connecting outlets
and actions. The interplay between Xcode and Interface Builder feels like a
magic trick. Learn how to wire up outlets and actions as we build a simple iPhone application in this screencast.