Creating a Project
Choose File > New > New Project.
Select the project template for your iOS or OS X product, and click Next.
Enter the product name and other project details, and click Next.
Specify the project’s location in your file system, and click Save.
Start developing a software product by creating a project. All software products require a project. The project organizes the files and resources needed to build one or more products, such as applications, plug-ins, and command-line tools.
The New Project dialog displays platforms, template families, project templates, and a description for the selected project template. In the project options pane you enter information required by the template to generate the project, such as the product name.
The project location in your file system and its container in the workspace window are both derived from your selection in the project navigator when you initiated the New Project command. That is, if you have a project selected in the project navigator, Xcode places the new project inside the selected project. The Save dialog lets you specify a different location and container for the new project before completing the operation. For example, you can indicate that the container of the project be a group within your workspace instead of the workspace itself.
The video shows how to create a project named MyProject and place the project directory on the Desktop.
After saving the project, Xcode places a folder containing the new project’s files at the location you specified.
Once you’ve created a project, you can add new source files and begin writing code.
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