How to Toggle Dark Mode on iOS Simulator

May 11, 2021 A Goodman

This article shows you a few ways to turn on or off the dark mode on an iOS simulator. Change Developer Settings This approach is simple and doesn’t require you to remember any command. Everything you…

How to change the default text encoding in Xcode 12

December 2, 2020 A Goodman

This is a short guide on how to change the default text encoding in Xcode 12. 1. Start your Xcode and go to Xcode > Preferences from the top navigation. 2. Select Text Editing from the…

How to adjust intents and spacing in Xcode 12

December 2, 2020 A Goodman

Xcode is a great IDE (integrated development environment) for developing applications for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and iPadOS. Xcode 12 was publicly released in September 2020 with a better interface and a lot of improvement as…

How to download and install a Simulator in Xcode 12

November 27, 2020 A Goodman

Each simulator comes with a particular OS version such as iOS 14.1, iOS 13.0, tvOS 14.0, watchOS 7.0, etc. You can easily install the one you need via Xcode. This article shows you how to do…

How to change the Theme in Xcode 12

November 27, 2020 A Goodman

A theme in Xcode is a combination of background color, text color, font family, font style, cursor style, etc. Many people like dark themes but other ones prefer light themes or a pale yellow theme. This…

Check if Xcode is installed on Mac via Command Line

November 25, 2020 A Goodman

Xcode is an integrated development environment (IDE) that is comprised of software development tools and libraries from Apple. In order to check whether Xcode is already installed on your Mac, in the Terminal window, run: If…

2 ways to check your Xcode version

November 25, 2020 A Goodman

This article shows you 2 ways to check your Xcode version. Using Your Mouse Open your Xcode up, head to the menu bar and select Xcode > About Xcode. Then you’ll see the Xcode version: Using…

Flutter: Correctly adding GoogleServices-Info.plist to iOS

April 7, 2021 A Goodman

If you’re building an iOS app with Flutter and Firebase then you’ll have to add a GoogleServices-Info.plist file to your project. If you just copy and paste this file into the Runner folder then there will…

How to use Legacy Build System in Xcode 11 and 12

December 11, 2020 A Goodman

This post will show you how to use the Legacy Build System in Xcode 11.x and Xcode 12.x. Firstly, open your project with Xcode and navigate to File > Workspace Settings. Next, select Legacy Build System…