Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring the iOS Simulator for app development, part of Programming for Non-Programmers with iOS 8.
- In addition to customizing the Xcode user interface,…you might also want to customize the…iOS Simulator interface.…To do that, we'll first need to select a device…to simulate in the simulator.…At the top left of Xcode,…find where it says the name of your project…and the device you're testing on.…Right now it says iPhone 6.…I'm going to click that…and from there I can choose…any one of these devices,…going all the way back to the iPad 2.…
I'm going to choose iPhone 6.…I'm just going to leave iPhone 6 selected…and then I'm going to hit the Run button,…which looks like the Play button.…The keyboard shortcut for that is cmd + r.…When I hit the Run button,…just with the default project,…the Xcode Simulator will launch…and I should see a blank screen in the iOS Simulator.…So, now I'm looking at a blank white screen…with some iPhone text on the top.…
Now, yours might be a little bit larger than mine…when you're looking at your application in the simulator,…but you can control the appearance of the…simulator under Window > Scale.…
If you find you'd like to learn more, see iOS App Development Essential Training, Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals, or any of the other programming courses in our library.
- Installing Xcode
- Creating an Xcode project
- Configuring the iOS Simulator
- Understanding variables
- Connecting visual objects to variables
- Understanding functions, methods, and selectors
- Connecting a button to a method
- Using conditional statements
- Setting up the user interface
- Connecting code elements to build an app
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up Your Coding Environment
Creating an Xcode project3m 38s
2. Programming Building Blocks: Variables
3. Programming Building Blocks: Functions
4. Programming Building Blocks: Conditional Statements
Using conditional statements4m 11s
5. Building Your First Full Application
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