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iOS App Development Portable Genius by Richard Wentk

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Introducing Xcode’s User Interface

When you launch Xcode for the first time, you see the Welcome to Xcode window shown in Figure 2.3. With the four options here, you can do the following:

bullet_2c.tif Create a new Xcode project. Clicking this button takes you to Xcode’s project templates, which are described in Chapter 3.

bullet_2c.tif Connect to a repository. You can use this feature to access a web repository to download, upload, or share code, as discussed in Chapter 13. If you’re new to Xcode, you can ignore this option for now.

bullet_2c.tif Learn about using Xcode. This option opens a new window with a documentation viewer. If this is your first view of Xcode, it can be worth reviewing this introductory information, although most of it is covered more comprehensively—and perhaps accessibly—in this book.

bullet_2c.tif Go to Apple’s developer portal. This opens your web browser and loads the main developer page at http://developer.apple/com. You can’t change this link, and the iOS Dev Center pages at http://developer.apple.com/devcenter/ios are more useful. So you won’t be using this option much.

2.3 Welcome to Xcode. Experienced ...

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