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Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android by Michael Eierman, Jakob Iversen

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Creating the Xcode Project

You’re no doubt eager to get started creating your first iOS app, so jump right in and launch Xcode. You should find it in the Applications folder on your Mac. After Xcode starts, you should see the screen shown in Figure 9.1. Select the Create a New Xcode Project option.

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Figure 9.1 Xcode’s Welcome screen.

Next, you’re given a number of options for creating projects based on various templates, as shown in Figure 9.2. You’ll notice in the left sidebar of the window that you can create projects for both iOS and OS X. Our focus here is on iOS applications, so choose that entry. You will see several templates that will ...

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