24. Documentation in Xcode

The combined documentation for developer tools and the current versions of OS X and iOS run to about a gigabyte and a half, and Apple updates it continually. Xcode incorporates an extensive help and documentation system to give you quick access to the documents while you are coding, and a browser for when you need to go into more depth. In this chapter, I’ll show you how to make the most of the facilities Xcode provides, and how you can add your own documentation.

Quick Help

Quick Help is Xcode’s facility for getting you information about the API with as little interruption as possible. The presentation is lightweight but thorough, and if you need to go deeper, the links are there.

Inspector

Quick Help is available ...

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