AppCode 1.5: Feel the Freedom and Power of Refactoring!

Eugene Toporov

Please welcome — AppCode 1.5 is officially released!

If you read the AppCode 1.5 What’s New page and check the release notes you’ll see that we’ve improved literally every part of the IDE and have upgraded some of them to a new level.

Here are some changes that make us especially proud:

  • Almost three times as many refactorings. We’ve added extract parameter, extract instance variable, etc. You can inline anything and do things like convert local variable to ivar/property/parameter in the blink of an eye.
  • The debugger got a number of great improvements, e.g. code completion in the debugger console, exception breakpoints, viewing the contents of STL container objects, etc.
  • We’ve improved C++ coding with auto-import and a better code completion.
  • New views: ‘Hierarchy’ to explore imports hierarchy and ‘Call Hierarchy’ to examine your code execution flow.
  • Better Xcode interoperability is ensured: Xcode Schemes are auto synced with run configuration, added ability to manage targets in AppCode and Xcode 4.4 is supported.
  • We’ve sped up project indexing and reload after external changes.
  • And we’ve further updated the IDE UI.

For more details and screenshots, check AppCode web site and download the smartest Objective-C IDE ever!

Note, that if you own an AppCode 1.0 license, 1.5 is a FREE update for you, according to our 1 year of free updates licensing policy.

Develop with pleasure!
-The AppCode Team

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7 Responses to AppCode 1.5: Feel the Freedom and Power of Refactoring!

  1. Kyle Newsome says:

    March 12, 2012

    Very exciting, been looking forward to the next wave of improvements. I’m using AppCode near daily at the moment and loving it. I die a little inside every time I have to return to XCode to change build settings or use Interface Builder.

    Keep up the great work!

  2. Dmitriy says:

    March 13, 2012

    Sorry for little offtopic, but would you add C++ support to IDEA for native Android development?

    • Maxim Shafirov says:

      March 15, 2012

      It’s not likely, at least in a short term.

  3. Jason Hanson says:

    March 13, 2012

    I love your tool, thanks for all the frequent updates. I own a licence for IDEA 11 and use it for developing with multiple languages. Do I need to buy a new license to use AppCode 1.5 after the 30 day trial runs out, or do I have other options? Thanks, -Jason

    • Maxim Shafirov says:

      March 15, 2012

      Yes, IntelliJ IDEA license doesn’t cover AppCode so you’ll need to buy that separately

  4. fly2never says:

    March 14, 2012

    Great job! So,any roadmap for v2.0?

    • Maxim Shafirov says:

      March 15, 2012

      We’re working on it. So it’s just the time to share your ideas!

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