Xcode 5.0 released with iOS 7 SDK, 64-bit app compiler
Alongside the release of iOS 7 this morning, Apple has just pushed out Xcode 5.0 to the Mac App Store. The free app includes the SDKs for iOS 7 and Mountain Lion as well as the 64-bit app compiler:
What’s New in Version 5.0
• Includes SDKs for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 7. • LLVM compiler builds 64-bit apps for iOS 7. • Automatic Configuration enables services like iCloud and Game Center with one click. • Test Navigator helps you quickly add, edit, and run unit tests. • Test Assistants display tests and code side-by-side for test driven development. • Auto Layout in IB can generate constraints automatically, or allow free-form design. • Preview Assistant demonstrates your UI in portrait or landscape, for iOS 6 or iOS 7. • Asset Catalog organizes all your project’s images in a single .xcassets archive. • Debug Gauges show CPU, memory, iCloud, and OpenGL ES usage at a glance. • Source Control top-level menu enables context sensitive branching and merging. • Modules build setting speeds compile times, and enables auto-linking system frameworks.
The update comes in at 1.96GB, which might take awhile with all of the iOS 7 downloading traffic.
Apple has also given its developer portal an iOS 7 style tweak today that brings a cleaner design to the site: