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Chapter 3

Setting Up Our Xcode Project

Welcome to Xcode! It’s time to get our hands dirty.

At this point, there’s nothing we could have done wrong to mess up our app. Let’s try to keep it that way!

Throughout this chapter, you’ll become familiar with working with Xcode. You’ll jump right in and create a new iOS project for your Birthday Reminder app. I’ll teach you how to embed and assign icons, and launch screens for your app. By the end of the morning, we’ll look at how to deploy and debug your project as a working app on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Getting started

Firing up Xcode for the first time presents you with a few initial options in ...

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