Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring Xcode, part of Building a Note-Taking App for iOS 8.
- You may have noticed that I have different font settings…than what ships with Xcode.…You may have also noticed that…I have added line numbers to my code.…You can adjust these and other settings through…Xcode Preferences.…When you open up Xcode Preferences,…you'll see a tab bar at the top.…Let's click on Fonts & Colors.…In there you'll see that I have a custom font set selected.…To create your own custom font set select Default,…and then click the plus icon and choose Duplicate "Default."…Here you can name your font set whatever you want,…I'll call this Example,…and then press return on my keyboard.…
Here I can control both the look of my Source Editor code…and the look of what shows up in my Console.…If I go to Source Editor, select the top option, Plain Text,…I can modify the settings by clicking the T button here.…Since I want to change all of the sizes of my fonts,…I'm going to press command A on the keyboard…and then click on the icon to change the fonts.…That's the T inside of the square.…For my code, I'm using Monaco 18.…
Each of these courses helps you build a complete mobile app from scratch; this installment uses the iOS SDK and Xcode to get the job done. Author Todd Perkins shows you how to create an Xcode project, lay out apps visually, connect UI elements to code, and save data to persistent storage. Start here with iOS 8, and compare your results with the Android and Windows Phone courses to learn about the differences and similarities of these mobile platforms.
- Previewing the note-taking app's features
- Creating the Xcode project
- Using local data storage
- Creating a data class
- Saving data to a file or user defaults
- Understanding screens and storyboards
- Controlling transitions between views
- Connecting the controller to the data
- Creating, editing, and deleting notes