Chapter 7

Working with the Source Editor

In This Chapter

arrow Using the Standard source editor to add code

arrow Fixing syntax errors as you code

arrow Getting the help you need from the documentation and other forms of help

arrow Searching and finding symbols

If you’ve been reading through the chapters in order, by now you may be beginning to hate me because I haven’t shown you much in the way of coding yet. Isn’t developing apps about coding? Well, yes and no.

Think of painting a room in your house. So much time and effort needs to be spent in the prep work because you know that if you prepare correctly, the job will take you less time in the long run by saving you a lot of rework.

That’s what the chapters in this book have been doing so far — preparing you to code by showing you the ins and outs of Xcode and the UIKit framework. At this point, all you have left to do is find out about the Xcode source editor and a few other features. After that, you’ll be ready to code, and take my word for it, you will.

In this chapter, I tell you how to navigate the files in your project using the Jump bar and the ...

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