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By Brandon Alexander

Construction in your wisdom of the way to put in writing uncomplicated applications, Pro iOS five instruments: Xcode, tools and construct Tools shows the best way to take your apps from promising to genuine, and from solid to nice, by utilizing a variety of functionality and debugging suggestions and instruments present in Xcode, Apple's built-in improvement surroundings (IDE), Interface Builder and extra. you are going to commence by means of learning an alpha-stage iOS app and studying how one can use the instruments supplied within the iOS developer’s toolbox, plus well known third-party instruments, to take an app to a last product and able to send. your individual app improvement seriously isn't an identical back! research the instruments to be had to all iOS builders: Xcode, tools, community diagnostic instruments and model regulate options for debugging through the use of tools, in addition to the hot positive factors to be had in most modern model of Xcode functionality tuning ideas and workflow improvements What you’ll study easy methods to arrange a bare-bones purchasing cart app; from making a new undertaking to utilizing a disbursed model keep an eye on method for constructing the surroundings utilizing Xcode, Interface Builder and different Apple developer instruments. the best way to paintings your method via an app and music the consumer interface for functionality find out how to diagnose and deal with reminiscence matters, leaks and working with intermittent crashes the way to take care of networking matters and reliably recreate or simulate those environments easy methods to handle multitasking, behind the curtain strength drains, and reduce/optimize energy utilization from the radio and different energy draining beneficial properties in iOS units how you can distribute your app to beta testers, arrange for the App shop and accelerate improvement time via studying shortcuts and different improvements to developer instruments Who this booklet is for This booklet is for iOS builders seeking to absolutely make the most of iOS 5 tools like Xcode, Interface Builder and more, making their apps improvement speedier and more effective. desk of Contents Wax On, Wax Off first class instruments: Xcode, Interface Builder and extra 3 monitors and...Well, It Runs reminiscence administration and Diagnostics center Animation and Smooth Scrolling  Networking, Cache, and Power administration  organize the Beta! Why Are issues Breaking? do we Automate a few of This? Now, they wish an iPad model How Do I percentage a few of This? One More Thing

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Now that we have switched to the newly created branch, we can start performing major surgery on this branch without messing up anything, other than possibly the current branch. We’re now ready to start transitioning Super Checkout to automatic reference counting. Each chapter will create one or more branches, so we can collect each set of updates to the repository. This doesn’t follow what will happen in real life, but we’re going to get as close to it as we can. Automatic Reference Counting Automatic reference counting, or ARC, is a brand new technology Apple has given us in the latest LLVM compiler.

The project we created in this chapter is a very simple project and didn’t have a need for referencing any static libraries. Xcode 4 supports multiple projects within one workspace, and we only used one project within the workspace. Now that our application works, let’s take a look at how to launch our application for some profiling using Instruments. Instruments Time We’re not going to go very far into Instruments; that topic is for the rest of this book. For this chapter, we’ll take a look at how to launch Instruments from Xcode and the different instruments that are available.

In the Info tab, you can change the build configuration that is used, use a different executable, define a particular instrument that will be launched on a successful build, change the working directory for the application, and change the UI resolution while the application is being run. In the Arguments tab, you can choose to use the run action’s arguments or define specific ones for profiling. CHAPTER 2: First-Class Tools Figure 2–16. The configuration sheet for the Profile action in the scheme editor.

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