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 […]


Xcode 5: Blame for Line

October 8th, 2013

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Xcode 5 adds a new blame for line feature that lets you see who changed a line of code without having to switch to the version editor. Click on a line of code in the standard editor or one of the editors in the assistant editor. Right-click and choose Show Blame for Line. A popover […]


Xcode 5: Version Control Changes

September 23rd, 2013

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This post covers the changes in version control support in Xcode 5. If you need more detailed information on Xcode’s version control features, read the version control chapter of my Xcode book, which you can download at the book’s site. Version Control Features Removed from Organizer If you open the Organizer in Xcode 5, you’ll […]