Apple releases Xcode 5 into the Mac App Store
If you're an iOS or Mac developer, you'll already be familiar with Xcode for OS X. And, to coincide with todays public release of iOS 7 Apple has pushed version 5.0 into the Mac App Store. Here's what's new:
- Includes SDKs for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 7.
- LLVM compiler builds 64-bit apps for iOS 7.
- Automatic Configuration enables services like iCloud and Game Center with one click.
- Test Navigator helps you quickly add, edit, and run unit tests.
- Test Assistants display tests and code side-by-side for test driven development.
- Auto Layout in IB can generate constraints automatically, or allow free-form design.
- Preview Assistant demonstrates your UI in portrait or landscape, for iOS 6 or iOS 7.
- Asset Catalog organizes all your project’s images in a single .xcassets archive.
- Debug Gauges show CPU, memory, iCloud, and OpenGL ES usage at a glance.
- Source Control top-level menu enables context sensitive branching and merging.
- Modules build setting speeds compile times, and enables auto-linking system frameworks.
Weighing in at just under 2GB in size, probably wise to set this one off, grab a beverage, and come back a little later. Grab it now at the download link below.
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