Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the developer tools, part of Building a Note-Taking App for iOS 7.
…You can download Xcode from the Mac App Store,…which is in your applications folder on your computer.…In the App Store, search for Xcode which is all one word.…Then you can click on Xcode, and install it…using the button at the top left of the screen.…Note that my screen says installed, because I already have Xcode installed.…Also note that Xcode is all you need to develop an application.…But if you want to publish an application…you'll need to register as an Apple developer.…You can do that at developer.apple.com.…
From here click on the link to go to the iOS dev center and then…click the register button and you can follow…the steps to register as an Apple developer.…Again you only needed to do this to publish applications to the iOS app store.…To create the application you just need the Xcode app.…
These courses take you through building 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, and compare and contrast your results with the other courses to learn about the differences and similarities of the 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
- Understanding screens and storyboards
- Creating and editing notes
- Controlling note display in a table view
- Deleting notes