The Xcode package includes a suite of development tools to help you create applications for your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. It includes the following:
The following sections discuss each tool (except Dashcode) in more detail.
To launch Xcode, double-click the Xcode icon located in the /Developer/Applications folder (refer to Figure 1-2). Alternatively, go the quicker route and use Spotlight: Simply type Xcode into the search box and Xcode should be in the Top Hit position.
Figure 1-3 shows the Xcode Welcome screen.
Using Xcode, you can develop different types of iPhone, iPad, and Mac OS X applications using the various project templates shown in Figure 1-4.
For iOS applications, each template gives you the option to select the platform ...