Joalah Designs

New! Improved! Or how it should be done in the first place!
Previously I wrote an article about integrating Git and Xcode: Displaying Git details in XCode 4.2 projects. That was a good approach but after writing it I realized that I had only completed half the task I should have, and this article addresses how I should have done it.

What I was trying to do in that previous article was to automatically include versioning information from the Git repository into the iOS application. In doing so I could then explicitly match any version of the App in the wild to the actual code used to produce that App – which would aid greatly in diagnosing any reported bugs. The script I provided extracted the last commit date and hash as well as the last tag inserted into the repository. It then generated an include file that imported the…

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