The complete, independent guide to Xcode 4: powerful techniques for building superior native apps for Mac OS X and iPhone/iPad/iPod touch!
Thoroughly updated to cover the latest Apple developer tools for Mac OS X Lion and iOS 5, including Xcode 4's new single-window interface.
Shows how to make the most of Apple's powerful tools for building effective user interfaces, optimizing code, and accelerating development.
Covers the new Xcode Assistant, LLVM Compiler 2.0, Fix-It, launch schemes, instrumentation, and more
Xcode 4 Unleashed is the definitive guide to Xcode development for every Macintosh and iOS developer, regardless of their experience or the types of applications they create. Fritz Anderson brings more than a quarter-century of Mac development experience to this book. He systematically covers every Xcode feature and capability, from the absolute basics onward, and presents extensive new coverage of Xcode 4's improvements - including a thorough introduction to Xcode development for iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). To make the book even more accessible to developers who are new to Apple's platforms, this edition begins with a brand-new basic overview of the Xcode environment, Interface Builder, Xcode's Documentation Viewer, and Xcode's most useful features. Next, Anderson turns to hands-on development, walking readers through the entire process of building applications for iPhone and Mac OS X. This edition's many additions and revisions include:
Xcode 4's radically new single-window interface.
Making the most of the newest version of Interface Builder.
Optimizing code using Shark, Instrumentation, and the Static Analyzer.
Using Xcode's code completion feature and Fix-It to accelerate development and eliminate mistakes.
Understanding LLVM Compiler 2.0's significant performance improvements.
Mastering the new Xcode Assistant, launch schemes, and more is the definitive guide to Xcode development for every