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Topic: Xcode

Apple's new Swift Playgrounds for iPad is a killer app for teaching code

06/22/2016, 07:06 am

At WWDC, Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds as a "revolutionary new app for iPad that makes learning Swift interactive and fun." A closer examination shows the new app is a powerful authoring tool any developer can use to teach critically important software coding skills.

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Apple releases iOS 9.3 with Night Shift, secure Notes, fix for iMessage security hole

03/21/2016, 03:03 pm

After seven beta releases, iOS 9.3 is now available to download by members of the public, bringing the new easy-on-the-eyes Night Shift mode, Touch ID integration with the Notes app, new iPhone 6s 3D Touch functions, and much more.

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Some developers caught unprepared for Apple WWDR certificate update

02/15/2016, 12:02 pm

Despite advance warning from Apple, some developers were taken by surprise after the company's previous Worldwide Developer Relations (WWDR) Intermediate Certificate expired on Sunday, preventing approval for apps and services.

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Apple programming language Swift goes open source

12/03/2015, 11:12 am

Apple's software team has officially made Swift, its proprietary iOS and OS X development software, open source and available for modification by all developers, via the new website Swift.org.

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Apple nixes iOS version of popular brightness management tool f.lux

11/16/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple has shut down the iOS version of f.lux, reportedly arguing that the brightness management app violated terms of the Developer Program agreement.

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Latest Xcode update fixes critical Interface Builder, debugging, UI testing issues

11/09/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple pushed out a batch of bug fixes with the latest version of its Xcode development software on Monday, addressing critical issues discovered in Interface Builder, debugging and user interface testing.

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Apple releases Xcode 7.0.1 with fixes for app thinning bugs

09/28/2015, 05:09 pm

Apple issued a minor update to Xcode on Monday, fixing several bugs related to the development suite's support for iOS 9 app thinning.

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This week on AppleInsider: iPhone 6s launch, Apple Car in 2019, App Store infection & more

09/26/2015, 06:09 am

Apple's busy month continued not just with the launch of new iPhones and firmware updates, but also news of the first major malware infection on the iOS App Store, and rumors that an Apple car could hit roads as soon as 2019.

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Apple lists top 25 apps affected by XcodeGhost malware infiltration

09/24/2015, 05:09 am

Apple has published a list of the top 25 iOS apps impacted by China's XcodeGhost hack, the next step in a continued effort to rid infected devices of tainted software distributed through the iOS App Store.

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Apple to officially host Xcode on Chinese servers in wake of malware issue

09/23/2015, 08:09 am

Downloads of Xcode should become faster for Chinese developers after Apple begins hosting its development software on local servers within the country, the company revealed in an interview with local media this week.

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After China malware infiltration, Apple helps developers ensure their Xcode install is legitimate

09/22/2015, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a notice to developers, informing them how they can make sure their copy of Xcode is legitimate --a precaution necessitated by the appearance of malware on the iOS App Store in China.

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Modified versions of Xcode used to sneak malware into App Store, Apple confirms [u]

09/20/2015, 11:09 pm

Apple on Sunday confirmed that hackers copied and altered its Xcode development software, using it to successfully infiltrate malware into the App Store.

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Apple issues sixth Xcode 7 beta to developers with minor bug fixes

08/24/2015, 06:08 pm

Apple on Monday released to developers the sixth beta version of its upcoming Xcode 7 coding tool with support for watchOS 2.0 beta, OS X 10.11 beta, and iOS 9 beta 5 SDKs.

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Apple seeds Xcode 6.3.2 gold master to developers

05/08/2015, 05:05 pm

Apple on Friday released a golden master candidate for Xcode 6.3.2, brings a number of bug fixes and backend improvements to its coding tool for Mac and iOS developers.

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Apple releases Xcode 6.3.1, fixing 'critical issues' related to debugging and more

04/21/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update for Xcode, improving stability and fixing what the company said are "critical issues" associated with debugging, playgrounds, and Interface Builder.

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Apple releases Xcode 6.3 with Force Touch support, Swift 1.2

04/08/2015, 07:04 pm

Continuing a barrage of software releases on Wednesday, Apple launched the latest version of Xcode with new compilers for the Swift programming language, SDKs for new hardware like the Force Touch trackpad and more.

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Apple introduces new crash reporting service for developers in latest Xcode 6.3 beta

02/23/2015, 05:02 pm

After releasing a fresh beta of Xcode 6.3 on Monday, Apple outlined a new crash reporting service that will help developers target, fix and track problems directly from the development tool.

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Apple says Mac app makers must transition to ARC memory management by May

02/20/2015, 05:02 pm

In an announcement posted to Apple's developer portal on Friday, the notified app makers that all Mac App Store submissions will soon be restricted from using garbage collection in favor of the Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) compiler feature.

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Apple releases fifth betas of iOS 8.2, Xcode 6.2 with latest WatchKit tools for developers

02/02/2015, 01:02 pm

Apple on Monday supplied developers with a fifth beta of iOS 8.2, as well as a new pre-release build of Xcode 6.2, giving the latest WatchKit tools for developing Apple Watch software.

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Apple releases third beta of iOS 8.2 with latest WatchKit support

12/18/2014, 12:12 pm

Developers on Thursday were supplied with a new beta of iOS 8.2 as well as Xcode 6.2, providing the latest updates to Apple's WatchKit tools for creating Apple Watch apps.

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