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The ultimate developer's guide to the Xcode 4 suite

Developers, if you want to create killer apps for Apple's OS X and iOS, you need this practical new introduction to Xcode 4. Xcode 4 is crammed with improvements, sample code, utilities, and helper applications. This book shows you how to tap these programming riches and develop for either platform. Keep things simple and click to build, or explore Xcode's advanced features and get really ...

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Xcode 4

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Overview

The ultimate developer's guide to the Xcode 4 suite

Developers, if you want to create killer apps for Apple's OS X and iOS, you need this practical new introduction to Xcode 4. Xcode 4 is crammed with improvements, sample code, utilities, and helper applications. This book shows you how to tap these programming riches and develop for either platform. Keep things simple and click to build, or explore Xcode's advanced features and get really creative. Either way, this book shows you how.

  • Get familiar with Xcode 4's streamlined interface and new features

  • Create apps with Xcode's standard templates and learn how to modify them

  • Use smart strategies to find help and sample code in the Apple Documentation

  • Design and extend stylish new interfaces with Interface Builder

  • Explore code snippets, refactoring, and other timesaving features

  • Create fast, rock-solid code with Instruments and the Xcode debugger

  • Master schemes and provisioning to build apps for testing and for the App Store

Access the latest information on Apple development

Visit www.wileydevreference.com for the latest on tools and techniques for Apple development, as well as supporting code and examples from this book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118108260
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Series: Developer Reference , #27
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • File size: 67 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Introducing Xcode 4.

Chapter 2: Getting and Installing Xcode.

Chapter 3: Building Applications from Templates.

Chapter 4: Navigating the Xcode Interface.

Chapter 5: Working with Files, Frameworks, and Classes.

Chapter 6: Using Documentation.

Chapter 7: Getting Started with Interface Builder.

Chapter 8: Creating More Advanced Effects with Interface Builder.

Part II: Going Deeper.

Chapter 9: Saving Time in Xcode.

Chapter 10: Using the Organizer.

Chapter 11: Managing Certificates and Provisioning.

Chapter 12: Working with Builds, Schemes, and Workspaces.

Chapter 13: Customizing Builds for Distribution and Advanced Development.

Chapter 14: Using Version Control.

Part III: Creating Fast and Reliable Code.

Chapter 15: Getting Started with Code Analysis and Debugging.

Chapter 16: Testing Code with Instruments.

Chapter 17: Creating Unit Tests.

Part IV: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Using Xcode's Tools and Utilities.

Appendix B: Working with Other Editors.

Appendix C: Understanding Compiler Technology.

Index.

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