07/28/2016, 09:07 am
Apple has implemented the .xip file compression protocol with digital signatures for its newest Xcode 8 beta distribution, instead of the unsecured .zip format, guaranteeing that the contents have not changed since initial creation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.