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Objective-C Memory Management Essentials by Gibson Tang, Maxim Vasilkov

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Debugging in Xcode 6

As you can see, Xcode 6 has added some nifty new tools for us, developers, to aid us in our work. However, not only this, debugging is easier now with some additional goodies that are now part of Xcode 6. Here are a few of the debugging goodies that are provided:

  • View hierarchy debugger
  • Debug gauges
  • Enhanced queue debugging

Out of the list of additional debugging goodies, the view hierarchy debugger is the one that will prove most useful in terms of impact. Prior to Xcode 6, if you wanted to see the view hierarchy of your application, you had to use plugins such as Spark Inspector, Reveal, and so on. However, with the release of Xcode 6, view hierarchy visualization is now officially supported and you will get the full power of ...

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