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Xcode 4 Essential Training

with Bill Weinman

Video: Welcome

Explores the major features of Xcode, the integrated development environment for developers of OS X and iOS apps.
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  1. 5m 40s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
      4m 45s
  2. 9m 4s
    1. What is Xcode?
      1m 58s
    2. Installing Xcode
      4m 47s
    3. Exploring the Xcode user interface
      2m 19s
  3. 1h 0m
    1. Exploring the editors
      3m 16s
    2. Using the Standard editor
      7m 3s
    3. Working with the Assistant editor
      5m 11s
    4. Using the Version editor
      6m 41s
    5. Exploring code completion
      8m 26s
    6. Using snippets
      6m 32s
    7. Accessing documentation
      4m 35s
    8. Using keyboard shortcuts
      7m 13s
    9. Using tabs
      3m 38s
    10. Using behaviors
      6m 46s
    11. Quickly finding a symbol
      1m 34s
  4. 26m 29s
    1. Understanding version control
      2m 50s
    2. Creating a project with Git support
      5m 38s
    3. Adding Git to an existing project
      7m 12s
    4. Committing changes
      4m 18s
    5. Exploring changes
      2m 32s
    6. Using snapshots
      3m 59s
  5. 37m 33s
    1. Exploring Interface Builder
      2m 13s
    2. Creating a simple interface XIB
      11m 49s
    3. Using the Identity inspector
      3m 19s
    4. Using the Attributes inspector
      4m 23s
    5. Using the Size inspector
      3m 45s
    6. Making interface connections to the code
      12m 4s
  6. 37m 7s
    1. Understanding storyboards
      1m 59s
    2. Creating an iPhone interface using storyboards
      10m 59s
    3. Coding an iPhone storyboard interface
      16m 1s
    4. Exploring an iPad storyboard interface
      8m 8s
  7. 17m 5s
    1. Using the Xcode compilers
      2m 31s
    2. Compiling C++ with the LLVM compiler
      8m 11s
    3. Using the compiler from the command line
      6m 23s
  8. 14m 43s
    1. Understanding the LLDB compiler
      1m 19s
    2. Using the debugger from within the editor
      13m 24s
  9. 17m 5s
    1. Creating a workspace
      5m 49s
    2. Sharing resources in a workspace
      11m 16s
  10. 10m 16s
    1. Understanding Fix-it
    2. Correcting common errors with Fix-it
      4m 13s
    3. Catching common errors with Analyze
      5m 17s
  11. 16m 30s
    1. Using the iOS Simulator
      4m 49s
    2. Exploring the iOS Simulator interface
      5m 31s
    3. Simulating hardware events
      6m 10s
  12. 21s
    1. Goodbye

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Xcode 4 Essential Training
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This course covers the major features of Xcode, the powerful and well-designed integrated development environment (IDE) for developers of OS X and iOS apps. Author Bill Weinman explores the Xcode user interface; reviews the code editors, including version and assistant editors; and shows how to speed up your workflow with code snippets, keyboard shortcuts, and behaviors. The course also shows how to manage your changes with version control and snapshots, create a UI with Interface Builder and storyboards, compile and debug your projects, and perform statistical analysis with Fix-it and Analyze. The final chapter covers emulating hardware with the iOS Simulator.

Topics include:
  • What is Xcode?
  • Exploring the code editors
  • Adding Git version control to your project
  • Making interface connections to the code
  • Creating an iPhone or iPad storyboard interface
  • Understanding the LLVM compiler
  • Sharing resources in a workspace
  • Catching common errors with Analyze and Fix-It
  • Using the iOS Simulator


(music playing) Hi! I'm Bill Weinman, and welcome to Xcode 4 Essential Training. In this course, I'll show you how to use one of the most powerful and flexible development environments available today. I'll explain how the new single Window interface is organized. I'll show you the various Editors available: the standard editor, the assistant editor, and the version editor. I'll explain how to use Interface Builder to create your user interface, using both the traditional NIB files, and the new storyboard's feature that aggregates multiple scenes using segues and transitions.

I'll also cover the various utility inspectors, auto layout, compiler options, debugging tools, workspaces, and static analysis tools that Xcode provides. So, let's get started with Xcode 4 Essential Training.

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