Chapter 2. Exploring the Environment

In this chapter, you’ll create a throwaway application called Tour.app. You’ll explore the anatomy of this project and familiarize yourself with Xcode’s user interface. Then you’ll throw the project away. If you’re not accustomed to throwing stuff away, get over it—making throwaway projects for testing things is a common and useful practice. Tour.app will never see the light of day in the App Store, but its short life will be meaningful.

You Get One Window

Earlier versions of Xcode allowed users to select a multiple-window interface, but the default was a single window that contained most views related to the open project. Single-window mode wasn’t quite single-window mode, however; a number of auxiliary ...

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