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Xcode 4 Cookbook by Steven F. Daniel

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Introducing Xcode Instruments

In this recipe, we will learn how we can use Instruments to help gather important information about the performance of your application.

Getting ready

In this section, we will learn how to launch the Instruments application.

How to do it...

To begin, follow these simple steps as outlined below:

  1. Launch Xcode from the /Developer/Applications folder.
  2. Choose Instruments from the Xcode menu, located under the Open Developer Tool submenu as shown in the following screenshot:
    How to do it...
  3. Select the Activity Monitor option from the list of available templates.
  4. Click on the Choose button to proceed to the next step in the wizard.
  5. Next, choose

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