Xcode includes everything developers need to create great applications for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Xcode provides developers a unified workflow for user interface design, coding, testing, and debugging. The Xcode IDE combined with the Cocoa frameworks and Swift programming language make developing apps easier and more fun than ever before. Xcode includes the Xcode IDE, Swift and Objective-C compilers, Instruments analysis tool, simulators, the latest SDKs, and hundreds of powerful features.
Xcode 8 includes Swift 3 and SDKs for iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, and macOS 10.12 Sierra.
New in Xcode 8
- Editor generates docs, highlights current line, supports color and image literals in .swift files, and completes image names
- App extensions enable third parties to add new capabilities to the source editor
- Code signing can be managed automatically or using custom settings
- Runtime issues show alerts to identify leaks, UI alignment
- OS X 10.11.5 or later