14 Debugging Tools

In Chapter 7, you learned about using the debugger to find and fix problems in your code. Now we are going to look at other tools available to iOS programmers and how you can integrate them into your application development.


Xcode 5 introduced debug gauges that provide at-a-glance information about your application’s CPU and memory usage.

Open your TouchTracker project and run it, preferably on a provisioned iOS device rather than the iOS Simulator. In the navigator, select the Gauges tab to open the debug navigator.

Figure 14.1  Gauges

While the application is running (not paused or crashed), ...

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