Introduction

Welcome to Xcode 6 Start to Finish! This book will show you how to use Apple’s integrated development environment to make great products with the least effort.

Xcode 6 is the descendant of a family of development tools dating back more than 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 get it right the first time.

That much power can be intimidating. My aim in Xcode 6 Start to Finish is to demystify ...

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