2. Starting a Project

Xcode comes with a number of template projects to make it easier for developers to get started. Beyond templates for Mac OS and iOS applications, there are templates for command-line tools, AppleScript applications, frameworks, bundles, plug-ins, Spotlight plug-ins, IOKit drivers, and more.

In this chapter, you’ll create a basic Cocoa application, which you’ll use throughout this book to explore Xcode.

Welcome to Xcode!

You can find Xcode in the /Developer/Applications folder (assuming you chose this default location when you installed Xcode Tools). When you launch the application, you’ll be presented with the Welcome to Xcode window, as shown in Figure 2.1.

Figure 2.1 The Welcome to Xcode window

You can use this welcome ...

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