Descriptions for JetBrains AppCode 2017.2.1
Released: Aug 9th, 2017
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.11 or later
Processor type(s) & speed: 64-bit processor
Web Site: http://www.jetbrains.com/
Full-featured integrated development environment for Swift, Objective-C,C and C++, designed to help macOS and iOS developers manage their projects easier
AppCode is a complex, yet easy to use Objective-C IDE that helps iOS/macOS developers create outstanding apps more easily.
Moreover, the AppCode IDE comes with support for the most popular programming languages on the macOS and iOS platforms (i.e. Swift, Objective-C, C and C++).
AppCode also features a host of very useful bundled tools, like a robust code debugger, iOS simulator integration and support for the XCTest, OCUnit, Google Test and Kiwi testing frameworks.
Furthermore, AppCode makes it easy to browse VCS repositories, as well as rapidly and effortlessly import code into version control and checkout code from version control with just a few mouse clicks.
As an added bonus, AppCode also comes with a built-in code analysis engine that will help you to speedily analyze your projects and apply fixes to all the files in your project at a time.
What’s New JetBrains AppCode 2017.2.1
August 18th, 2017
・AppCode 2017.2 released
Our second big update this year includes:
・Extract Method refactoring
・Inline type hints
・New formatting options
・__auto_type support for Objective-C/C/C++
・C++ parser and code analysis improvements
・Support for new Xcode 8.x-9.x documentation format
・Improved Build Messages
・VCS changes: Git Revert, Reword, updated commit message settings and quick-fixes
・Download AppCode 2017.2
Extract Method is one of the most frequently used refactorings in any language and Swift is not an exception. Now you can use it in AppCode in the same way as for Objective-C/C and C++: select the code, press ⌥⌘M, change the method signature as you want, set its visibility or use the default one, press ⏎ – and that’s it:
With the Override/Implement (^O/^I) action you can generate stubs for multiple methods or properties at once:
However, when you need to override a single method or property, it’s more convenient to have such ability directly from the completion list, and now it’s also possible in AppCode 2017.2:
Inline type hints:
See types shown inline in the editor window for Swift variables without explicit type annotations with the new Show Swift type hints option:
Swift type hints:
・Type hints are disabled by default and can be enabled globally via Preferences | Editor | General | Appearance | Show Swift type hints.
・There is also an option to toggle type hints on/off in the file you’re currently working on without touching global preference: View | Active Editor | Show Type Hints.
New formatting options:
Configure blank lines between properties and methods separately for classes and protocols:
New blank lines settings:
Keep simple methods and functions in one line with the corresponding option in Preferences | Editor | Code Style | Swift | Wrapping and Braces | Keep when reformatting:
Simple methods and functions in one line:
New AppCode correctly parses __auto_type expressions in Objective-C/C/C++ and shows the __auto_type keyword in the completion list:
C++ parser improvements:
・AppCode 2017.2 brings dozens of fixes in various parts of the C++ parsing and resolving engine implemented by the CLion team. From the user perspective, it means a reduced number of false-positive code analysis checks, more accurate navigation, refactorings, and other benefits. If you are interested in the full list of fixes, please refer to the CLion tracker.
Benefit from the initial support for Xcode 8.x-9.x documentation format and simply press F1 to open the relevant documentation for any symbol under the caret:
Quick documentation improvements:
Easily find the problematic place in your code using note messages displayed as a subnode for the corresponding error or warning:
Like all IntelliJ IDEs, AppCode 2017.2 brings a lot of improvements for the Version Control support:
・Revert several commits with the Revert action added to the Git Log context menu and quickly change the commit message using Reword.
・Keep your commit messages easy to read and expressive using the new settings and inspections available in Preferences | Version Control | Commit Dialog: Commit dialog inspections
Reformat the commit message with the new quick-fix or using the ⌘⌥L shortcut:
・Reformat commit message