Xcode 9: Adding Your Project to GitHub

February 21st, 2018

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Before Xcode 9, setting up your project to work on GitHub involved a lot of work. You had to login to GitHub, create a repository, go back to your Mac, launch the Terminal application, navigate to your project directory, and run multiple git commands. Xcode 9 makes working with GitHub much easier. You can add […]


Creating a Git Repository for an Existing Xcode Project

February 12th, 2018

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When you create a new Xcode project, Xcode gives you the option to create a git repository on your Mac. How do you create a git repository for a project after the project has been created? Choose Source Control > Create Git Repositories. A sheet opens. Click the Create button and Xcode will create a […]


Using agvtool to Update Version and Build Numbers

February 5th, 2018

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Apple bundles a command-line tool with Xcode, agvtool, to automatically update your project’s version and build numbers. This article shows you how to use agvtool in your Xcode projects. Enabling agvtool in Your Project Before you can use agvtool, you must tell Xcode to use it for your project. To enable agvtool, change the following […]


Report a Bug to Apple from Xcode

January 31st, 2018

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In Xcode choose Help > Report an Issue to send a bug report to Apple. I’m not sure when this menu item was added to Xcode. I know it’s available in Xcode 9.2.


Xcode and New iOS Versions

December 4th, 2017

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I have seen a lot of people on Apple’s developer forums having problems running their apps on iOS devices running the latest version of iOS. If you find yourself in this situation, remember the following: Xcode is unaware of future iOS versions. What this means is if you’re running Xcode 8, connect an iPhone running […]