Chapter     4

Building Interfaces

A lot was covered in Chapter 3: you looked at each of Xcode’s default iOS project templates, examined when exactly you should use them, and then took a tour of the main areas of Xcode’s workspace, and if that wasn’t enough, you created an application using the Empty Application template.

The focus of this chapter will be to delve deeper into Xcode’s graphical interface design tool, Interface Builder. Interface Builder has been a key part of the Xcode set of development tools. However, with the release of Xcode 4, Interface Builder became a part of Xcode itself, as opposed to previous versions in which it was a separate application. As already discussed in previous chapters, what makes Interface Builder an attractive ...

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