Xcode 9: Improved GitHub Support

September 15th, 2017

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Xcode 9 makes it easier to work with GitHub. Start by adding your GitHub account to Xcode. Go to Xcode’s Accounts preferences, click the Add button, and choose GitHub to add your GitHub account. Once you add your GitHub account to Xcode, you can go to any GitHub repository and clone the project in Xcode […]


Xcode 9: Source Control Navigator

September 13th, 2017

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Xcode moved the branching version control operations to the source control navigator, whose button is next to the project navigator. The source control navigator shows your local branches, tags, and remote branches. Selecting a branch shows the commit history for the branch. Double-clicking a commit shows the changes you made in that commit. Select a […]


Xcode 9: Subversion Support Deprecated

August 1st, 2017

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The Xcode 9 beta release notes say that Xcode’s Subversion integration will be deprecated in a future release. I expect Xcode’s Subversion support to go away in Xcode 10. If you use Xcode’s version control tools with Subversion, your options are to either switch to git or use another Subversion GUI tool.


Xcode 7: No More Snapshots

October 26th, 2015

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You can no longer take snapshots of your projects in Xcode 7. Use version control to track changes in your projects. The easiest way to start with version control is to create a new Xcode project. When you are asked where to save the project, there is a checkbox to create a local git repository. […]


Creating an Xcode Project to Work with GitHub or Bitbucket

September 30th, 2015

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GitHub and Bitbucket are two of the most popular sites for storing git repositories online. In this article you’ll learn how to create an Xcode project and have it hosted on GitHub or Bitbucket. NOTE It may sound obvious, but you must first sign up for an account on GitHub or Bitbucket. Hosting an Xcode […]