April 25, 2018
Pragmatic Programmers know their tools thoroughly. Any tool should be as comfortable as an extension of your own hand. So if developing for iOS with Xcode feels like you have a brick strapped to your hand, we've got some good news for you.
Learn the critical tips and techniques to make using Xcode for the iPhone, iPad, or Mac easier, and even fun, and win a huge productivity boost as well. Xcode Treasures: Master the Tools to Design, Build, and Distribute Great Apps is now in beta at pragprog.com/book/caxcode.
Come and get it today, and let your tools work for you.
Xcode Treasures: Master the Tools to Design, Build, and Distribute Great Apps
Get a huge productivity boost by working with Xcode instead of against it. Instead of hacky code fixes and manual processes, once you know the why and how of Xcode's process, you'll discover that doing things Xcode's way makes your app development more elegant and less aggravating.
Explore the major features of Xcode: project management, building UIs with storyboards, code editing, compiling apps, fixing bugs and performance problems, unit- and UI testing, and source code management. Go beyond the basics and explore tasks that professionals deal with when they’re working on big projects. Create storyboards that many developers can work on at once, even as projects grow to hundreds or thousands of files. Find the tools that make the code editor pleasant to work with, even in long coding sessions. Discover the right way to find and fix bugs when you have lots of code that's not always playing nicely together.
Dig into specific and little-discussed features that help developers on Apple's other platforms: macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. When you’re ready to distribute your app, learn how Apple’s code-signing system really works. Find out when to let Xcode handle it automatically, and how to do it manually when needed.
Discover how much fun iOS development is when you know the secrets of the tools.
Now in beta from pragprog.com/book/caxcode.
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