Moving on to AppCode 2017.3

Posted on by Stanislav Dombrovsky

Two weeks ago we released AppCode 2017.2 and now it’s time to share our plans for the next release!

Special thanks

We’d like to thank everyone who evaluated AppCode during the Early Access Program and shared their feedback and suggestions in our Twitter, blog and support channel, and especially to those who submitted issues or feature requests to our tracker. Several evaluators deserve free 1-year subscriptions and here they are:

  • Raphael Reitzig (YouTrack: reitzig.1)
  • Ralph Bergmann (YouTrack: dasralph)
  • Fabian Ehrentraud (YouTrack: fabb)

We’ll send each of you guys a personal message with the details on how to claim your license (if you don’t get an email from us within a week, ping us here in the comments).

What to expect in 2017.3

The next release will feature enhancements in the following key areas:

  • Swift
    • Implicit modules (OC-13434)
    • Resolution improvements in the mixed code and Swift
    • Caching optimizations
    • Tasks related to access control (subtasks of OC-10954)
    • Swift 4 support
  • Performance improvements for the mixed Objective-C/Swift resolve
  • Xcode 9 support tasks

More interesting features may appear along the way, so stay tuned and share your suggestions or questions in the comments below!

Your AppCode team
JetBrains
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7 Responses to Moving on to AppCode 2017.3

  1. Marcel Bradea says:

    August 10, 2017

    It seems amidst the support for Swift 4 we still don’t have anything on the roadmap for app extensions? These have become so integral for any production app these days – from Siri, Maps, iMessage integration, share extensions etc.

    Is the team able to start on support for this side-by-side with the Swift 4 support in any way?

    Keep up the fantastic work 🙂

    • Stanislav Dombrovsky says:

      August 11, 2017

      We cannot promise, but we’ll take a look.

  2. ArturR says:

    August 11, 2017

    Any plans to apply the same cool refactoring tools from Obj-c to swift?

    • Stanislav Dombrovsky says:

      August 11, 2017

      In general, not for this release. We have a lot of general tasks related to the performance we need to finish.

  3. Valeriy says:

    August 14, 2017

    Better Swift support and performance improvements for the mixed projects are critical enhancements. I will look forward to 2017.3! Thank you!

  4. Olcay Ertaş says:

    September 15, 2017

    You should enhance project settings page. I had to open Xcode just to find and remove a missing copy bundle resource. Compared to Xcode it is not user friendly and functional.

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