The Big Nerd Ranch, which teaches programmers in an environment that includes room and board in the class price, is offering a US$1,000 discount to attendees of two November training classes.
“Cocoa I” (which runs November 4-8) and “Core Mac OS X and Unix Programming” (to be held November 11-15) are five-day classes at the Big Nerd Ranch in Asheville, North Carolina. Each class is normally priced at $3,500, but students signing up for both classes will pay a total of $6,000.
“Cocoa I” is based on the Addison-Wesley book, “Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X,” and is taught by author Aaron Hillegass, Big Nerd instructor and founder. Topics added to the course since books publication include Screen Savers, View Swapping, and OpenGL and Cocoa.
“Core Mac OS X and Unix Programming” will teach programmers how to take advantage of Mac OS X’s Unix foundation. Instructors Mark Dalrymple and Hillegass will team-teach and cover such topics as multithreading, rendezvous, distributed objects, network programming, performance tuning, exception handling and advanced debugging techniques.
Class registration includes original course materials, five days of training, room and board at the Ranch, 24-hour computer lab access, more. For more info, go to the Big Nerd Ranch Web site.