In This Chapter
Use keyboard shortcuts
Read the documentation
Use Class Browser
Adjust the window count
Use drag and drop
Don't forget the methods of the superclass
Position items with Cocoa coordinates
Use guidelines in Interface Builder
As you familiarize yourself with Objective-C and the Cocoa frameworks, you're bound to run across various tips and tricks that you'll want to remember. This chapter attempts to reduce the amount of time you have to wait until you discover some of those tips and tricks.
One of the easiest ways to speed up your Cocoa programming is to take advantage of the multitude of keyboard shortcuts available to you in Xcode and Interface Builder. Table 20-1 lists some of the common keyboard shortcuts that Xcode and Interface Builder share.
Table 20.1. Keyboard Shortcuts Shared by Xcode and Interface Builder
What It Does
Saves a file
Opens a file
Minimizes a window to the Dock
Displays help for Xcode or Interface Builder
Creates a new file in Xcode or a new NIB file ...