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Xcode 4 iOS Development by Steven F. Daniel

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Time for action – generating a Certificate Request

In this section, we will be taking a look at the steps involved in generating an iOS development certificate. This certificate is encrypted and serves as your digital identification and you must sign your app using this certificate before you can run and test any applications that you develop on your iOS device.

In order to generate a certificate request for iOS development, you must first generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) using the pre-installed Mac OS X Keychain Access application following these steps:

  1. To begin, launch the Keychain Access application located within your /Applications/Utilities folder, or which can be accessed via the Keychain Access | Certificate Assistant menu and ...

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