Xcode Projects overview

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Example

Xcode projects are used to organize source files, library dependencies, and other resources, as well as the settings and steps required to build the project's products. Workspaces are groups of projects and other files.

Create a project

You can create a New Project (⇧⌘N) from a number of built-in templates:

screenshot of project templates

Working with projects

An Xcode project window includes:

  1. Toolbar (top)
  2. Navigator (left)
  3. Editor (center)
  4. Inspector (right)
  5. Variables View (lower-middle left)
  6. Console output (lower-middle right)
  7. Library (lower right)

screenshot of project window

Xcode 8 features