Xcode for Windows?

Xcode for Windows – many developers are wondering whether that exists. In this article we will answer this question. Furthermore, we will discuss which alternatives you have, if you don’t have a Mac, but want do to some iOS and Swift development anyway.

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An Introduction To Extensions

iOS has always been a very secure operating system. In order to achieve that, apps are running in its own container. In the beginning of the iPhone it wasn’t possible for an app  to communicate with other apps at all. Luckily, this has changed over the years. In iOS 8 Apple has introduced so-called extensions… Continue reading An Introduction To Extensions

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Xcode: Frameworks

By using frameworks you can share code between multiple projects – a huge productivity boost! In this post you will learn how you can create a framework and how you can use it in your projects.

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Using Older Xcode Versions With Newer iOS Versions

Generally speaking, it’s a good idea to use always the newest Xcode version. However, in reality there are situations where you still have to use an older Xcode version. In this situation it’s not possible to debug on a device that has a new iOS version installed. Fortunately, there’s a solution for that problem.

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Xcode: Treat Warnings As Errors

It’s important to pay attention to compiler warnings. But in reality many developers tend to ignore warnings. In Xcode there is a very helpful build option called “Treat Warnings as Errors” that will force you to pay attention to warnings. This feature has been available for Objective-C code for some time. With Xcode 8, this option… Continue reading Xcode: Treat Warnings As Errors

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How To Clean Up Your Xcode Installation?

If you are working on a lot of projects or you are using a lot of test devices, Xcode uses a lot of your disk space. In this post we will discuss how to clean up your Xcode installation.

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Simulator vs Real Device

At development time you can test your application both on the simulator and a real device. But what is the better approach?

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