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While developing your apps, you’ll need easy access to detailed technical information. Xcode makes that material available at your fingertips while you're coding.
Xcode Quick Help displays concise reference information without taking your focus away from the file you’re editing. Click a symbol, interface object, or build setting to see more information. Control-click areas of Xcode itself for task-based help about how to perform common operations. Each help article offers step-by-step instructions and usually includes a video or illustration for further clarification.
The documentation organizer in Xcode delivers in-depth programming guides, instructive tutorials, illustrative sample code, user guides for the developer tools, detailed framework API references, and video presentations by Apple engineers. The documentation organizer provides a searchable, browsable, integrated view of all of Apple's developer documentation. The iOS Developer Library is also available on the web.
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