The Big Nerd Ranch today announced that students signing up on December 6, 2005 for the Cocoa Bootcamp, January 16-20, 2006, in Rome will receive a special gift. The Cocoa Bootcamp, taught by Aaron Hillegass, is the premier class in the industry for learning Cocoa programming on Mac OS X Tiger and covers a wide spectrum of topics; from the fundamental controllers and bindings, archiving, helper objects, and frameworks, to more advanced features such as OpenGL, Core Data, XCode 2.1 and NSTextView. The price (€2800) for the five-day class of the Big Nerd Ranch Europe includes luxurious room and board. There is a special price of €2500 when signing up before December 12, 2005.