Introduction

This book is an intermediate-level introduction to Xcode 4, Apple’s integrated development environment. It assumes you have some development experience and are familiar with the Cocoa API. It won’t teach you how to write code or much at all about Cocoa. There are other books for that. This one is strictly focused on how to use Xcode itself, whatever your development endeavors.

Of course, since Xcode is most often used with the Cocoa API and Objective-C, there are basic introductions to Cocoa concepts and a few trivial code samples sprinkled here and there to illustrate various points. In these cases, I point to the documentation that Apple provides (to save you some trouble looking it up), but I only had a limited number of pages ...

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