Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the Xcode interface, part of Programming for Non-Programmers: iOS 7.
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…With all of its features, Xcode can be quite intimidating.…But once you get used to it, everything makes a lot of sense.…Let's take a quick tour of the Xcode interface.…At the top of the screen, there's something called the toolbar…that contains useful buttons to help you navigate through your project quickly.…You can change the settings in the toolbar by…right-clicking anywhere in the blank space on the toolbar.…So I can chose to show icons with text, just the…icons which I have now, or I can hide the toolbar.…
I'm going to click to hide the toolbar.…Sometimes you'll open Xcode and it will look like this.…There won't be any buttons at the top of the screen.…To get those buttons back, just right-click in the…toolbar and choose Icon Only, or Icon and Text.…And there are my icons.…On the right side of the toolbar, there are two groups of three buttons each.…The group on the left specifies how you'll see your code.…For this course, I am always going to be…using the left button which shows the standard editor.…
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 function
- Using conditional statements
- Setting up the user interface
- Connecting code elements to build an app