What you’ll get in bulletpoints: • Five tutorials on how to create File and Project templates • Extensive reference for all known TemplateInfo.plist items (keys) and settings • Explanation of the placeholders (eg ___FILENAME___) and variables (eg ___*___) • Frequently Asked Questions answered • Many tips and tricks • Total of 70 pages of documentation (PDF) from 70+ hours of experimentation • File and Project Template example files
Synopsis This unofficial but comprehensive Xcode 4 Template documentation explains how to create File and Project Templates for Xcode 4. Xcode 4 uses a template format significantly different from the one used in Xcode 3, which renders all previous information on Template creation useless. The new format is also much more complex and allows for greater flexibility, for example a template can now consist of multiple inherited templates. This Xcode 4 Template documentation first gives you a quick overview what File and Project templates are. Step-by-step tutorials show you how to create your own File and Project Templates. In the reference section the format of the TemplateInfo.plist and related files are meticulously documented. Finally there’s the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section with answers to common questions. The documentation is fully hyperlinked so that you can quickly look up keywords in the reference section. Several example files for File and Project Templates help you get started and can be used as the basis for your own templates.