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Document Revision History
This table describes the changes to Cocoa Fundamentals Guide.
|2013-09-18||Moved to Retired Documents Library.|
|2010-12-13||Replaced the layer diagrams with a single diagram and adjusted surrounding text. Removed the appendixes "Core Application Architecture" and "Other Cocoa Architectures." Made minor corrections throughout.|
|2010-11-15||Added information related to versions of iOS up to iOS 4.2, including updated diagrams. Added information on toll-free bridging. Also made several minor corrections.|
|2010-06-25||Changed "iPhone OS" to "iOS" throughout.|
|2010-05-26||Made several minor corrections.|
|2010-03-24||Added cautionary advice about UIKit classes and secondary threads.|
|2009-10-19||Fixed some issues with the discussion of singleton implementation.|
|2009-08-20||Modified the illustration showing iOS architecture.|
|2009-07-14||Updated to describe Core Data as a technology supported by both OS X and iOS (as of iOS 3.0). Added description of value objects. Updated class-hierarchy diagrams for iOS 3.0 and OS X v10.6.|
|2009-05-28||Added link to iPhone tutorial in the See Also section of the introduction and made minor corrections.|
|2008-11-19||Made various small corrections.|
|2008-10-15||Updated obsolete references to the iOS Programming Guide.|
|2008-07-08||Updated for iOS.|
|2007-10-31||Updated to describe new and enhanced features, including garbage collection, properties, fast enumeration, and development tools. Also added section on multithreading.|
|2006-12-20||Added a "Cocoa API Conventions" section to "Adding Behavior to Your Cocoa Program."|
|2006-10-03||Clarified the statement about reinitialization of objects and made minor corrections.|
|2006-08-07||Corrected several minor errors.|
|2006-05-23||Added description of represented objects and updated examples and descriptions of singleton objects and object copying.|
|2006-03-08||A new document that gives developers an orientation to the basic concepts, terminology, architectures, and design patterns of Cocoa.|
The now-retired documents consolidated as chapters in this document are "What Is Cocoa?," "Cocoa Objects," "Adding Behavior to a Cocoa Program," "Cocoa Design Patterns," and "Communicating With Objects." Two new chapters have been added: “The Core Application Architecture on OS X” and “Other Cocoa Architectures on OS X”. In addition, the discussion of the Model-View-Controller design pattern in Cocoa Design Patterns has been greatly expanded.