Getting to Know the SDK
In This Chapter
Understanding what’s in the SDK
Getting an overview of using Xcode for application development
Taking a detailed tour of the Workspace window
Up until now, I never really considered Xcode a true partner in the development process. Using it was like having to include your little brother when you went out to play with your friends because your parents made you.
With Xcode 4.2, that has changed. Xcode, if you work with it, can make your development much easier with fewer errors. In this chapter I take you on a guided tour of the features you’ll find in Xcode — giving you the view for 30,000 feet. If you have never used Xcode before, some of its features may not make all that much sense.— but not to worry, I’ll be going through it all in detail as you use it. The point of this chapter is to provide a frame of reference as you move forward, and a complete reference for you to look back on.
Developing Using the SDK
The iOS Software Development Kit (SDK) provides support for developing iOS applications and includes the complete set of Xcode tools, compilers, and frameworks for creating applications for iOS and Mac OS X. These tools include ...