Xcode 6: Embedding Third-Party Frameworks

May 11th, 2015

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Xcode 6 simplifies copying third-party frameworks to your application bundle. In previous versions of Xcode you had to add a Copy Files build phase to your application target to copy third-party frameworks and libraries to your application bundle. Xcode 6 adds an Embedded Binaries section to the target editor that you can use to copy […]


Xcode 6: Refactoring Menu Changes

April 9th, 2015

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Previous versions of Xcode placed all of the refactoring tools in a Refactor submenu, which you could access by choosing Edit > Refactor. In Xcode 6 Apple split the refactoring tools into two groups. The refactoring tools that apply to an entire project are in the Convert submenu. Choose Edit > Convert to access those […]


Xcode 6: Setting Instruments Inspection Ranges

October 29th, 2014

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In Xcode 6 Instruments no longer has toolbar buttons to set inspection ranges. How do you set inspection ranges with Instruments in Xcode 6? Use the View menu. The View menu has items to set the start of an inspection range, set the end of an inspection range, and clear an inspection range.


Xcode 6: No Simulate Document in Interface Builder

September 26th, 2014

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In Xcode 4 and 5 you could test your user interface in Interface Builder by choosing Editor > Simulate Document. Apple removed the Simulate Document menu item in Xcode 6. The workaround is to use the assistant editor. After switching to the assistant editor, click the navigation button in the jump bar, which is to […]


Xcode 6: Instruments UI Changes

September 23rd, 2014

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Instruments is the developer tool that has the most user interface changes in Xcode 6. This article details the changes I noticed when using the new version of Instruments. Settings and Configuration The lower right corner of the trace document window contains settings and configuration information. If you look at the screenshot, you will see […]