Xcode 8: Core Data Class Generation

March 1st, 2017

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Xcode 8 adds support for automatically creating classes for your Core Data entities. If you look at Xcode’s data model inspector, you will see a Codegen menu. The Codegen menu has the following items: Manual/None, which means Xcode does not generate code files for the entity. This is the same behavior that previous versions of […]


Xcode 8: Automation Instrument Removed

November 14th, 2016

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Apple removed the Automation instrument from Instruments in Xcode 8. Use Xcode’s user interface testing to test your iOS app’s user interface.


Xcode 8: Address Sanitizer Supports Swift

September 16th, 2016

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I wrote about Xcode’s Address Sanitizer in my Xcode 7: Address Sanitizer post. Apple added Swift support to Address Sanitizer in Xcode 8.


Xcode 8: New Project and New File Assistant Changes

September 14th, 2016

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Xcode 8 changes the look of the assistant windows for creating new projects and new files. The following screenshot shows the New Project Assistant: The following screenshot shows the New File Assistant: Select an operating system at the top of the assistant to view the available templates for that operating system. If you look at […]