Join Simon Allardice for an in-depth discussion in this video Introduction to Xcode, part of Cocoa Essential Training.
If you have been using Xcode for a while, you might find this movie a bit of a…do over, and you are welcome to skip it.…But if you are fairly new to Apple development, or it has been a while since you…have used Xcode, I am going to take a couple of minutes to go over it.…We will spend most of our time here.…Xcode is an IDE--an Integrated Development Environment--like Visual Studio, or…Eclipse, or Aptana, and this just means it does more than one thing.…You write your code in Xcode, you design your interfaces here, you compile…your applications here, you use it to test and debug, to browse documentation, to find help.…
But at its core, Xcode is here to organize the files in our applications, and it…groups them into projects.…Projects are just a way of grouping a bunch of files together and giving them a name.…When you create a new project in Xcode, and I am going to do one now--again,…selecting from the OS X Application section and choosing Cocoa Application--we…are going to do a new project.…Again, it's going to ask me for the naming information, I am just going to call…
- Installing the tools
- Creating your first app
- Adding basic interactions
- Understanding the Cocoa application life cycle
- Creating custom controller classes
- Creating alerts
- Understanding delegation
- Working with buttons, text fields, sliders, and more
- Using layout and data views
- Adding and editing toolbars
- Using key-value coding
- Binding objects
- Debugging code
- Distributing an application
- Creating icons and full-screen apps
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Core Cocoa Skills
4. Creating User Interfaces
5. Arranging User Interfaces
6. Using Data Controls
7. Debugging and Troubleshooting
8. Distributing an Application
9. Finishing Touches
Creating full-screen apps6m 43s
Final thoughts4m 10s
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