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Xcode 5 Start to Finish: iOS and OS X Development by Fritz Anderson

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2. Kicking the Tires

Now you have Xcode. It’s time to start it up and see what it looks like.

Starting Xcode

You’ll find Xcode in the /Applications directory, just like any application. You’ll be using it constantly, so you’ll want to keep in the Dock at the bottom of your main screen. Drag Xcode to the Dock—take care to drop it between icons, and not on one.

Now click on the Xcode icon. It bounces to show Xcode is being launched. The first time you run any of Apple’s developer tools—even through the command line—you’ll be asked to read and accept a license agreement for the tools and SDKs. It’s no different from any other click-through license process.

Next, Xcode will ask you for permission to install “additional components” it needs. Permit ...

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