In This Chapter
• Introducing Xcode
• Understanding the goals of Xcode 4 Unleashed
• Considering organization
• Typographic conventions
Welcome to Xcode 4 Unleashed! This book shows you how to use Apple’s integrated development environment to make great products with the least effort.
Xcode 4 is the descendant of a family of development tools dating back nearly 20 years to NeXT’s ProjectBuilder. It started as a text editor, a user-interface designer, and a front end for UNIX development tools. It has become a sophisticated system for building applications and system software, with a multitude of features that leverage a comprehensive indexing system and subtle incremental parser to help you assemble the right code for your project—and ...