Use Xcode 5 to Write Great iOS and OS X Apps!
Xcode 5 Start to Finish will help you use the tools in Apple’s Xcode 5 to improve productivity, write great code, and leverage the newest iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks features.
Drawing on thirty years of experience developing for Apple platforms and helping others do so, Fritz Anderson shows you a complete best-practice Xcode workflow. Through three full sample projects, you’ll learn to integrate testing, source control, and other key skills into a high-efficiency process that works.
Anderson shows you better ways to storyboard, instrument, build, and compile code, and helps you apply innovations ranging from Quick Look to Preview Assistant. By the time you’re finished, you’ll have the advanced Xcode skills to develop outstanding software.
Setting breakpoints and tracing execution for active debugging
Creating libraries by adding and building new targets
Integrating Git or Subversion version control
Creating iOS projects with MVC design
Designing Core Data schemas for iOS apps
Linking data models to views
Designing UI views with Interface Builder
Using the improved Xcode 5 Autolayout editor
Improving reliability with unit testing
Simplifying iOS provisioning
Leveraging refactoring and continual error checking
Using OS X bindings, bundles, packages, frameworks, and property lists
Localizing your apps
Controlling how Xcode builds source code into executables
Analyzing processor and memory usage with Instruments
Integrating with Mavericks Server’s sleek continuous integration system
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