Xcode 4 (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 1, 2011 - Computers - 576 pages
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Everything you need to know to design, code, and build amazing apps

Xcode 4 is Apple’s newest version of the popular development suite for creating bleeding-edge OS X and iOS apps. Written by an experienced developer and Apple-focused journalist, this book not only covers developing for OS X but also for the entire family of iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. You’ll explore the newest tools for compiling, debugging, and finding and fixing common code errors so that you can look forward to improved, smooth-running code that is developed more efficiently than ever.

  • Takes you step-by-step through the process of developing OS X and iOS applications using Xcode 4
  • Examines the benefits of Xcode 4, Apple’s updated, free, object oriented programming environment
  • Helps you tame the complex Xcode environment so you can develop amazing apps

This book gets you up to speed on all the remarkable new features and redesigned user interface of Xcode 4 so you can get started creating phenomenal apps today.

  

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Contents

Getting Started
1
GettingandInstallingXcode
25
Building Applications from Templates
47
NavigatingtheXcodeInterface
75
Using the Utility Area
90
Summary
102
Working with Groups
117
UsingDocumentation
123
Creating and Installing User Certificates
262
Provisioning for OS X Distribution
288
Working with Builds Schemes and Workspaces
299
Customizing Builds for Distribution
329
UsingVersionControl
383
Creating Fast and Reliable Code
415
Getting Started with Debugging
422
Working with Breakpoints
430

Getting Started with Interface Builder
151
Creating a Simple iOS Project with IB
163
Creating More Advanced Effects with Interface Builder
189
Summary
217
Editing Structure
223
Using Code Snippets
229
UsingtheOrganizer
235
Working with Projects and Archives
252
Working with CommandLine Debugging
446
CreatingUnitTests
493
Appendixes
513
WorkingwithOtherEditors
527
Understanding Compiler Technology
549
Index
557
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Richard Wentk is a professional developer, and a technology writer with more than fifteen years experience in publishing. He covers Apple products and developments for MacWorld UK and MacFormat magazines, writes about technology and business strategy, and is the author of the popular Cocoa in Wiley's Developer Reference series.

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