Xcode 5 Developer Reference

  • 7h 15m
  • Richard Wentk
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2014

Design, code, and build amazing apps with Xcode 5

Thanks to Apple's awesome Xcode development environment, you can create the next big app for Macs, iPhones, iPads, or iPod touches. Xcode 5 contains gigabytes of great stuff to help you develop for both OS X and iOS devices - things like sample code, utilities, companion applications, documentation, and more. And with Xcode 5 Developer Reference, you now have the ultimate step-by-step guide to it all. Immerse yourself in the heady and lucrative world of Apple app development, see how to tame the latest features and functions, and find loads of smart tips and guidance with this practical book.

  • Shows developers how to use Xcode 5 to create apps for OS X and the whole family of iOS devices, including the latest iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches
  • Covers the Xcode rapid development environment in detail, including utilities, companion applications, and more
  • Includes a companion website with sample code and other helpful files
  • Written by an experienced developer and Apple-focused journalist with solid experience in teaching Apple development

If you want to create killer Apple apps with Xcode 5, start with Xcode 5 Developer Reference!

About the Author

Richard Wentk is a developer with more than 15 years of experience and is one of the UK’s most reliable technology writers. He has covered coding technology, app development, and business strategy for many UK magazines including Computer Arts, Computer Music, MacWorld, MacFormat, and Web Designer. He is also the author of Cocoa Developer Reference and iOS App Development Portable Genius.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Xcode 5
  • Getting and Installing Xcode
  • Building Applications from Templates
  • Navigating the Xcode Interface
  • Working with Files, Frameworks, and Classes
  • Using Documentation
  • Getting Started with Interface Builder
  • Creating More Advanced Effects with Interface Builder
  • Saving Time in Xcode
  • Using the Organizer
  • Managing Certificates, Identifiers, and Provisioning Profiles
  • Working with Builds, Schemes, and Workspaces
  • Customizing Builds for Development and Distribution
  • Advanced Workspace and Build Management
  • Using Version Control
  • Getting Started with Code Analysis and Debugging
  • Testing Code with Instruments
  • Working with Testing and Integration