Mastering Xcode: Develop and Design

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This project-based book provides a solid foundation for using Xcode, Apple's development environment for building iOS and OS X apps. Starting with the basics, the book shows you how to download, install, and start using Xcode--and moves to a detailed look at building and running applications. The final part of the book covers more advanced topics, such as testing, debugging, storyboarding, Automatic Reference Counting (ARC), and source-code management. With the book's hands-on approach, you'll be able to use the ...
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Overview

This project-based book provides a solid foundation for using Xcode, Apple's development environment for building iOS and OS X apps. Starting with the basics, the book shows you how to download, install, and start using Xcode--and moves to a detailed look at building and running applications. The final part of the book covers more advanced topics, such as testing, debugging, storyboarding, Automatic Reference Counting (ARC), and source-code management. With the book's hands-on approach, you'll be able to use the knowledge you gain from the book and apply them in your own projects.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321861627
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 7/31/2013
  • Series: Develop and Design Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 337
  • Sales rank: 777,393
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Joshua Nozzi is a self-taught technologist who has been developing software for the Mac platform since Mac OS X debuted. He's been using Xcode since version 1 to publish productivity and scientific research apps as an indie developer and more recently as a contract developer for hire.
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Table of Contents


1) Discovering Xcode Tools
2) Starting a Project
3) Navigating a Project
4) Getting Help
5) Creating User Interfaces
6) Adding Files to a Project
7) Writing Code with the Source Editor
8) Searching and Replacing
9) Basic Debugging and Analysis
10) Using the Data Model Editor
11) Customizing the Application Icon
12) Deploying an Application
13) Advanced Editing
14) Storyboarding
15) Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)
16) The Build System
17) Libraries, Frameworks, and Loadable Bundles
18) Workspaces
19) Debugging and Analysis in Depth
20) Unit Testing
21) Using Scripting and Preprocessing
22) Using Instruments
23) Source Code Management
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