AppCode 2018.3 Release Candidate

Hi everyone,

We are approaching release, and AppCode 2018.3 Release Candidate (build 183.4284.115) is available for download on our site. This build addresses the following issues:

  • EA-125388 java.lang.Throwable: Scheme is not specified for build configuration (OC-17686)
  • Rare deadlock on the first start of tests (OC-18056)

Note that this build does not require an active subscription. For the full list of fixes please see the release notes.

Your AppCode Team
JetBrains
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New AppCode 2018.3 EAP: support for iOS extensions in the debugger

Hi everyone,

A new AppCode 2018.3 EAP build is now available on our site. Here’s what it has inside.

Support for iOS extensions in the debugger

This build brings with it one of the most important features from our roadmap, which is initial support for debugging iOS extensions:
App Extensions

Note that when the Autocreate schemes setting is turned on, extension schemes are not visible to AppCode because of this issue (see the workaround in the issue description).

Swift lessons for the IDE Features Trainer plugin

You may have heard about the IDE Features Trainer plugin — a very helpful tool for learning IntelliJ IDEA shortcuts and actions. Now, the plugin is available for AppCode as well, providing the same set of lessons for Swift:

Training plugin

Bug fixes

The following issues are fixed in this build:

  • “Indexing XCTest scopes” takes a long time on every startup (OC-17784)
  • “Error: unable to attach DB: accessing build database is locked” with Xcode 10 (OC-17862)
  • File | New | File from Xcode template... leads to crash (OC-18040)
  • Syntax completion shows non-matches above matches (OC-15621)

For the full list of fixes, please see the release notes.

Your AppCode Team
JetBrains
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New AppCode 2018.3 EAP: bug fixes

Hi everyone,

New AppCode 2018.3 EAP build is available on our site. Please note that there is no patch update from previous 2018.3 EAP this time.

This build addresses the following issues:

  • Problems in build messages rendering with Xcode 10 (OC-17679, OC-17843)
  • iPhone XS / XS Max has very slow launch time (OC-17972)
  • Framework is not resolved if located under SYSTEM_FRAMEWORK_SEARCH_PATHS only (OC-17997)

For the full list of fixes please see the release notes.

Your AppCode team
JetBrains
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Server-side Swift in CLion

Hi everyone,

In this article, we will take a look at the CLion and AppCode features which are especially useful for server-side Swift development. You can either read through to the end of this article to learn about them all or watch the short demo below to see them in action:


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AppCode 2018.3 EAP: completion in LLDB console for Swift and new formatting options

Hi everyone,

New AppCode 2018.3 EAP build is available on our site.

Formatting

The following new formatting options are added to Preferences | Editor | Code Style | Swift:

  • Tabs and Indents | Directives:
    • Follow code indent
    • Indent children
  • Spaces | Around Operators | Operator in function declaration
  • Wrapping and Braces | Ternary conditional operation | Align when multiline

Completion in LLDB console for Swift

Starting with this build, completion starts working in LLDB console for Swift:
LLDB completion

Performance

We fixed the performance issue when Processing Swift modules… step was taking much more time in 2018.2.x updates comparing to 2018.1.x versions.

We encourage everyone who experienced similar issues before to try this build and share feedback with us in our tracker.

For the full list of fixes please see the release notes.

Your AppCode team
JetBrains
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New AppCode 2018.3 EAP, build 183.3647.16

Hi everyone,

New AppCode 2018.3 EAP build is available on our site.

The following issues are fixed in this build:

  • AppCode crashes when running tests with Xcode 10.1 (OC-17876)
  • Generic method is not resolved when called with Protocol.self argument (OC-17860)
  • Semicolon spacing option references C-style for loops (OC-17863)
  • Parser error with the backslash at the end of the line in the multiline string (OC-17826)

For the full list of fixes please see the release notes.

Your AppCode Team
JetBrains
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Swift Package Manager support in CLion

Hi everyone,

Today we are excited to announce that the Swift plugin for the latest CLion 2018.3 EAP build supports Swift Package Manager projects directly! Simply open the SPM project and work with it – no additional configuration required.

Read on to learn about all the available features, or watch the short demo below to see them in action:


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New AppCode EAP builds

Hi everyone,

New AppCode 2018.3 and 2018.2.4 EAP builds are available on our site.

2018.3 EAP delivers highlighting for loop exit points:

Loop exit points

2018.2.4 EAP fixes the problem with Development cannot be enabled warnings and improves macro formatting in Objective-C/C/C++ Quick Documentation.

Both EAP builds deliver the fix for the resolve problem with NSIndexPath category members in Xcode 10.

For the full list of fixes please see the release notes (2018.2.4, 2018.3).

Your AppCode Team
JetBrains
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New AppCode 2018.3 EAP: generate debugDescription and exit points highlighting for Swift

Hi everyone,

New AppCode 2018.3 EAP is available on our site.

New features

Generate debugDescription property via ⌘N:
Generate debugDescription

Have all the exit points highlighted by placing the caret at the try, throw or return keyword:
Exit points highlighting

Bug fixes

  • Development cannot be enabled warnings appear for the not connected device (OC-17736)
  • Improved performance when renaming Objective-C usages of Swift parameters + ability to cancel the Rename refactoring (OC-17698)

For the full list of fixes please see the release notes.

Your AppCode Team
JetBrains
The Drive to Develop

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New AppCode 2018.3 EAP: navigate to Type Declaration for Swift and bug fixes

New AppCode 2018.3 EAP is available on our site.

Have multiline strings indented correctly when writing your code and re-formatting:
Indent
Navigate to type declaration via ⇧⌘B:
Navigate to Type Declaration
Rename Objective-C declarations aliased with NS_SWIFT_NAME easily both in Objective-C and Swift code:
Rename for NS_SWIFT_NAME
Benefit from the improved macro documentation formatting for Objective-C/C/C++:
Macro documentation

Besides, we fixed several issues related to new Generate actions for Swift – find them all in the full release notes.

Your AppCode Team
JetBrains
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