Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the Xcode project, part of Building a Note-Taking App for iOS 8.
- When you launch Xcode for the first time,…you'll see the welcome screen.…The welcome screen gives you quick access…to open up a recent project.…Now right here I don't have any, so I don't see any here.…Or you can create a new playground or…an Xcode project or check out an existing project.…A playground is a new feature in Xcode six that enables…you to write swift code and see the results of…processed code without having to compile the application.…So just as it says here, it allows you to explore…new ideas quickly and easily.…
So what we're going to use for this course…is just create a new Xcode project.…So I'll click that button here.…Then I'm taking into Xcode, a new project is created,…and I'm asked to pick a template for my new project.…So there are two categories here, iOS and OS X.…For this course we'll only be using iOS.…So under iOS application I'm going to choose…master detail application and then I'll click next.…Now here I'm asked to enter some options…for my project, so I'll call the project Plain Ol' Notes.…
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