Appendix A. Project settings

Apple engineers provide app developers with an exceptional degree of configurability for their projects and apps. On the flip side, all these customizable settings can be intimidating—the build settings alone could contain approximately 300 customizable fields!

We’ll take a short tour of project settings, but don’t be alarmed: it’s not necessary to understand the detailed implications of every setting you see. In many cases, leaving them at their default is the best option.

If you select the project itself in the Project Navigator, you’ll see the project editor (see figure A.1). Here, you can edit the settings for your project or your target. The Projects and Targets column on the left shows what you’re currently ...

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