Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Archiving an application for distribution, part of Cocoa with Swift Essential Training.
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…So I have a simple layout of an application here, and let's just say it's…ready to be published, and you've created your app and you're ready to put it…in either the Mac App Store or sell it from your website or whatever.…Well, to create the executable file for people to run on their computers,…you need to first create an archive of your application.…You can think of an archive as a version of your application, 1.0, 1.1 etc.…So Product > Archive will create the archive.…
Inside the organizer I can see the archive name, creation date,…I can write a comment, and if I right click,…I could delete the archive if I want, or I can show it in finder.…If I click Show In Finder, I will see a .xcarchive file.…Going into detail about what that file is, is not part of our discussion here.…Just know that it creates a file that is an archive version.…That is not the version that you actually distribute though.…
I can also see, with my archive selected, that it is version 1.0.…So if I wanted to create another version, I could do that in my project settings and…
- Creating your first Cocoa app
- Understanding the relationship between Cocoa and Swift
- Creating a playground
- Working with variables, functions, arrays, and loops
- Creating basic interactions and quick connections
- Building custom controller classes
- Using delegates
- Creating and arranging interface elements
- Using data controls
- Debugging and troubleshooting
- Distributing a Cocoa application
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
Installing the tools1m 14s
2. Introduction to Swift
3. Core Cocoa Skills
5. Creating User Interfaces
6. Arranging User Interfaces
7. Using Data Controls
8. Debugging and Troubleshooting
9. Distributing an Application
10. Finishing Touches
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Next steps1m 36s
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