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Mastering iOS 10 Programming by Donny Wals

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Packaging and uploading your app for beta testing

To send your app out to both beta testers and real users, you must first archive your app using Xcode. Archiving your app will package up all contents, code, and assets. To archive your app, you must select the Generic iOS Device from the list of devices your app can run on:

Packaging and uploading your app for beta testing

With this build device selected, select Product | Archive from the top menu of Xcode. When you do this, a build will start that's a lot slower than usual. That's because Xcode is building your app in a way that enables it to run on all iOS devices. Once the archive is created, Xcode will automatically open the organizer panel ...

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