Spending time to really understand and learn the tools at your disposal will make you more effective and more productive in your long career as a developer for Apple platforms. In this course, Becoming an Xcode Power User, you will learn the skills necessary to work proficiently as an iOS developer by effectively leveraging the power of Xcode. First, you will cover some of the core concepts in Xcode to better understand how to use Xcode’s higher level features. Then, you will explore how to navigate efficiently through Xcode in order for you to find your best workflow. From there, you will learn about various features that empower developers to be more productive like open quickly, refactoring, and code folding to name a few. Next, you will spend time learning how to use Git with Xcode, allowing you to stay in Xcode as you build software. Finally, you will discover how to customize and configure your workflow even more with custom behaviors, code snippets, and custom themes. By the end of this course, you will know the intricacies of Xcode, and have the skills necessary to effectively utilize it for your next great iOS app.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Jonathan Wong, and welcome to my course, Becoming an Xcode Power User. I'm a mobile developer at Tealium. One of the things I constantly strive for in my professional life, as well as my personal life, is maximizing my productivity and getting the most out of my tools. That's what we'll be doing in this course. We're going to take your knowledge and usage of Xcode to the next level. In this course, some of the topics that we'll look at are Xcode's core concepts, like projects, workspaces, schemes, and targets. We'll show how to navigate through Xcode and find a workflow that works best for you. Next, we'll take a deep dive into using Xcode with Git. We'll show how to add your own hotkeys, as well as modify and create your own custom behaviors in Xcode. By the end of this course, you'll know how to get the most out of using Xcode so when you're building your next great app or working with Swift on the server, you'll have a multitude of tools at your disposal. Before beginning this course, you should have some familiarity with Swift and iOS, and knowledge of Git. I hope you'll join me on this journey to Becoming an Xcode Power User, on Pluralsight.