Develop, test, and optimize apps with Apple's Xcode 3 tools
Apple's Xcode 3 Development Tools package provides you with a plethora of project organizers, templates, utilities, and documentation that serves as an ideal choice if your development plans include working with Mac OS X or iPhone apps. This book takes you on a tour of the Xcode 3 integrated development environment and details the exciting features of Xcode 3, their intended purposes, and how you can best use them to make your Xcode 3 workflow seamless, effective, and efficient.
Covers additional tools you'll use in conjunction with Xcode 3, including Interface Builder, Instruments, and Shark
Explains how to search the documentation and filter the results by programming language
Demonstrates developing, testing, optimizing, and analyzing a Mac OS® X or iPhone® application
Walks you through creating complex conditional breakpoints and custom data interpreters
Shows you ways to look for inefficient code, track down memory leaks, catch app crashes, and debug an app that is currently running
Sketches the outline of common solutions, then directs you to resources where you can explore the topic more thoroughly
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James Bucanek is a professional software engineer who has developed for Apple computers since its inception. He is a contributing author or technical editor for several Mac OS X books and is currently involved in the full-time development of native applications for Mac OS X.