Chapter 1. Exploring Xcode

Programming is not only about code, it is also about methodology. It doesn't matter how many years you've been programming with Xcode, there is always a new feature that can speed up your development, mainly nowadays that there is a new version every few months. Don't forget that Swift is a new language created to replace the old Objective-C, which means that Xcode also needs to adopt new features for this new programming language.

This book is about creating applications with the Swift programming language using Xcode 6 as an IDE. The idea behind these apps is to show how to create different kinds of real apps from scratch and this chapter presents with you some tricks on how to use Xcode.

Even if you are already a developer ...

Get Swift 2 Blueprints now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.