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Mastering Xcode: Develop and Design, Second Edition by Joshua Nozzi, Maurice Kelly

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Chapter 6. Version Control with Xcode Snapshots

Source code management, also known as revision control or version control, is a form of change control that is vital to any medium to large development project. In team environments, a full source code management system is often used for managing work that is done by multiple people on the same resources.

Xcode offers two primary ways to manage your source code: by using snapshots and through its integration with two full source code management (SCM) systems. In this chapter, we will explore Xcode’s snapshots feature, and in Chapter 18 we will look in depth at its SCM integration.

Xcode Snapshots

The simplest way to place your code under version control is to use Xcode’s snapshots feature. A snapshot ...

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