Chapter     11

Debugging and Analysis

Chapter 10 looked at some of the ways Xcode could empower you to be a more effective and efficient developer, from tweaking the theme used to display your code to using the jump bar and code snippets to speed up development. You learned all of that by creating a Sprite Kit–based animation application where the hero, the alien dev, had bugs raining down on him from above.

This leads us nicely into this chapter, where you’ll learn about debugging and analysis and hopefully answer the question “How can Xcode help when the bugs start raining down?” Xcode has a whole suite of tools dedicated to making your life easier when it comes to determining why your code throws an exception or why in some cases nothing ...

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