Speeding up with Xcode Behaviors

Xcode behaviors can change the way how Xcode responds to certain events. Default behaviors help you already by showing for example the debug navigator when hitting a breakpoint, but they can speed you up a lot more. A list of behaviors which are not enabled by default. Starting point is the behaviors tab which can … 

 

Shortcuts essentials in Xcode to speed up your workflow

Making use of essential shortcuts in Xcode can speed up development and keep you in your flow. Xcode allows you to customise a lot, but most of the shortcuts are easy to adopt by default without custom settings. Run without building Sometimes during development, it can be useful to run the same build again, without … 

 

Build performance analysing in Xcode 10

Xcode 10 provides new ways to analyse your build performance. Gather valuable insights into your build performance using the new Build Timing Summary. Build performance insights with Build Timing Summary New in Xcode 10 is the Build with Timing Summary action. Running this action builds your project once shows a summary of the build and … 

 

Using Xcode custom file templates with GIT

Xcode custom file templates are a great way to develop just a bit faster and enable you to define a base template with all repetitive work included. Combining it with GIT enables you to share these files in your team and let them benefit as well. Creating a GIT repository for Xcode custom file templates … 

 

Useful less known Xcode tips to improve your workflow

Xcode is the main IDE for developing software for macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. It contains a lot of well-known features like Open Quickly (⇧ + ⌘ + O), the assistant editor and handy shortcuts like ⌘ + U to run tests quickly. Some other features are less known but just as useful and these … 

 

Enabling newly added opt-in features in Xcode 10

During WWDC 2018 Apple announced Xcode 10 with a lot of new features. Many of them are available for you automatically and enabled by default, but some of them might not show up and need some manual adjustments. Code folding To enable it, open preferences under Text Editing > Editing and select Code folding ribbon. … 

 

Symbolicate crashlogs with Xcode 9 and Bitcode

You can symbolicate a crash log with Xcode 9 fairly easy. Even with bitcode, which give you multiple DSYM files instead of one. Follow the following steps to symbolicate your crash log. 1: Create a folder Create a new folder on your desktop which will be used to contain all necessary files. 2: Download the …