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Time for some coding! Setting up the Xcode project for Makestagram would take a decent amount of time. We would need to add the Facebook and ParseSDKs and add a bunch of other system frameworks that these SDKs need.

Instead of going through these steps now, we will start with a template project that has all the required libraries set up. That way we can start coding right away. Once you have completed the entire Makestagram tutorial, you will have access to a separate tutorial that will teach you how to set up your Xcode project that uses Facebook and Parse from scratch.

Get started by downloading our Starter Project. Once the download completes, unzip the project. Copy the project to a folder where you typically store your coding projects. Then open the Xcode project.

As discussed earlier, this project contains all the frameworks we need. Additionally it contains a few source code files that we will use later as we progress through the tutorial.

We're now ready to dive into the first step - writing code to connect our App to our Parse backend.

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If you have feedback on this tutorial or find any mistakes, please open issues on the GitHub Repository.

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