Joshua Finch

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Manage your build settings with xcconfigs

These magical .xcconfig files, what are they exactly?

Apple describes them as follows:

A build configuration file, also known as an xcconfig file, is a plain text file that defines and overrides the build settings for a particular build configuration of a project or target. This type of file can be edited outside of Xcode and integrates well with source control systems. Build configuration files adhere to specific formatting rules, and produce build warnings if they do not.

Multiple configurations

We’re going to take a look at creating multiple configurations for our application, and then using schemes to point at each of the different configurations.

Handling multiple environments in iOS

Most iOS applications need to connect to one or more web services, when developing these applications, you normally need to connect to various different environments for each of these web services as they’re being developed, especially if you’re creating the web service yourself.